Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S is an anti-epileptic drug used to treat epilepsy and prevent seizures. It is also used for the treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia, and nerve pain caused by diabetes.Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S reduces nerve impulses that cause seizures.It promotes a better quality of life for patients by reducing confusion, fear, anxiety, and jerky movements.
Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S can be taken with or without a meal at the same time daily.The dose of Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S and the times it needs to be taken will be decided by your doctor according to the severity of your symptoms.The dose may be increased with time.Do not stop the use of Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S abruptly and continue using until the treatment is over.
Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S may interact with other medications so your doctor needs to be informed of any other ongoing treatments before treatment with Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S is started. Any illnesses like kidney, liver or heart diseases and depression need to be informed about to your doctor prior to the treatment.
Symptoms may include dizziness, nausea, drowsiness, vomiting, unsteadiness, itching, constipation and dry mouth. Let your doctor know if you feel changes in mood or experience a rash.Blood tests may be advised (e.g CBC) before and during treatment to keep a check on the progress.
Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S can be used for:
Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S is an anti-epileptic medication that works by reducing the excessive activity of nerve cells in the brain which in turn causes a reduction of fits or seizures.
Tablets- should be swallowed whole with water without crushing or chewing it.Can be taken with or without a meal.
The dosage depends on the illness that is being treated. Usually a low dose of 100-200mg once or twice a day will be prescribed which will be increased over a period of a few weeks.
Dosage will be prescribed by your doctor according to your child's weight
Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S may be harmful to the baby during pregnancy and should only be taken if the benefits of it outweigh the risks.If you are trying to conceive a baby or have conceived during your treatment with Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S , your doctor must immediately be informed. Treatment is important to be pursued as the seizures could be harmful for both mother and unborn child.
Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S can be taken during breastfeeding even though it may also be passed to the baby through breast milk. However, it is still important to continue treatment to keep you feeling well. If the baby shows unusual signs such as sleeping more or not feeding well then please report to your doctor immediately.
Before using Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S , consult your doctor if you have a medical history of any of the following:
While taking Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S caution must be exercised under the following conditions:
Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S
Common side effects:
Rare side effects:
#1.How fast does Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S work?
It could take around 1-2 weeks for symptoms to improve, however it could take longer but if you are concerned about your progress please consult your doctor.
#2.How to store Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S ?
Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.
#3.What if I miss a dose of Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S ?
If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.
#4.Can Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S be taken during pregnancy?
Yes,Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.
#5.Is it safe to take for a long time?
Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S can be safely taken for months or years however in the long run, certain side effects can cause Osteoporosis or Osteopenia. Tests will be required to keep a check on your bone health and good diet along with exercise are recommended.
#6.How long do I need to take it for?
With Epilepsy or Bipolar disorder even after your condition has improved, its likely that you will still need to take the medication for several years after. With nerve pain, after the pain has stopped you will need to continue taking the medication for a few months to prevent it from returning.
#7.Is it safe to take painkillers while taking Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S ?
Yes, over the counter painkillers such as Paracetamol or Ibuprofen can be taken effectively.
#8.Can I take carbamazepine before surgery?
Yes, it can safely be taken before or after surgery however; it may lessen the effects of some muscle relaxants hence their dose may need to be increased for them to be as effective. Inform your doctor of your treatment with Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S before your surgery.
#9.Can oral contraceptives safely be consumed during treatment with Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S ?
Seizunil 200mg Tablet 25 'S reduces the efficiency of some oral contraceptives increasing the chances of pregnancy.