Seizgard 50mg Tablet
Seizgard 50 MG Description
Seizgard 50 mg tablet comes under the therapeutic classification of antiepileptic medicines. Seizgard 50 mg tablets are most commonly used for the adjunctive management of partial-onset seizures in p
eople aged 17 years and above. Partial onset seizures are when the onset of the abnormal electrical activity of the nerve cells in only one part of the brain occurs. Symptoms of seizures can be uncontrollable jerking movements, confusion, loss of awareness, anxiety and fear. Seizgard 50 mg tablets are composed of 50mg of Lacosamide. Seizgard 50 mg tablet is a prescription medicine, and it is to be taken exactly as suggested by the physician. The medicine should not be taken in more than prescribed amounts. The physician should be consulted immediately if the patient experiences any side effects, the condition worsens or allergic side effects. The medicine should be continued for as long as your doctor recommends. Dizziness, Headache, Double vision, Nausea, Insomnia, Depression, and Confused state are the side effects of Seizgard 50 mg tablet. It is essential to follow the complete course of treatment. The medicine should not be given to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms or condition. Also, the doctor should be informed about the patient’s medical history and if they are taking any new medicines to avoid any medication interactions. The medicine should not be stopped suddenly without consulting the doctor as it can cause withdrawal effects like the potential for increased seizure frequency in patients with seizure disorders. The doctor may gradually taper the dosage over one week based on the patient’s medical condition before stopping it completely
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|Uses||As an adjunctive treatment of partial-onset Seizures in patients above 17 years of age.|
|Side effects||Dizziness, Headache, Double vision, Nausea, Insomnia, Depression, Confusional state.|
Uses of Seizgard 50 MG
- As an adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients above 17 years of age.
Contraindications of Seizgard 50 MG
- It is contraindicated in the following cases:
- If you have lacosamide hypersensitivity or an allergy to any other ingredients present in Seizgard 50 mg tablet.
- Heart conditions like the second or third-degree atrioventricular block.
Side effects of Seizgard 50 MG
- Double vision
- Confusional state
Precautions and Warnings of Seizgard 50 MG
Other General Warnings
- You are breastfeeding or pregnant.
- You conceive during the course of Seizgard 50 mg tablets or are planning a pregnancy.
- Your symptoms do not get resolved, or your condition worsens.
- You have long term cardiac, liver, and kidney disease.
- You have an addiction to alcohol or other medicines.
Mode of Action of Seizgard 50 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Seizgard 50 MG
- Take the Seizgard 50 mg tablet exactly as directed by your doctor.
- Take the Seizgard 50 mg tablet with or without food.
- Swallow Seizgard 50 mg tablet with a glass of water.
- Do not split, chew or crush it. Read the label instructions carefully.
- Take the dosage in recommended amounts at a particular time in the day to get maximum benefits and desired clinical effect.
Interactions of Seizgard 50 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Seizgard 50 mg tablets can cause adverse reactions when taken with the following medicines:
- Interaction with antifungal medicines like itraconazole, ketoconazole which are considered as potent inhibitors of CYP3A4 can increase the exposure of Seizgard 50 mg tablets. Dose reduction is essential in such conditions....
- Interaction with medicines that can prolong the PR interval, like beta-blockers, and calcium channel blockers, may increase the risk of atrioventricular block, fast heart rate and irregular heartbeats....
- To avoid undesirable side effects of medication interaction, inform your doctor about all medicines and supplements you are currently taking.
Storage and disposal of Seizgard 50 MG
Dosage of Seizgard 50 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Are Seizgard 50 mg tablets safe for elderly patients?
Q: What are the precautions to be taken if you are taking Seizgard 50 mg tablets?
Q: For how long should you take Seizgard 50 mg tablets?
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