Aptiom 200mg(Eslicarbazepine Acetate)
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Aptiom Drug Information
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Eslicarbazepine is used alone or with other medications to treat a certain type of seizure disorder (focal seizures). It belongs to a class of drugs known as anticonvulsants. Eslicarbazepine may reduce the number of seizures you have.
How to Use Aptiom
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking eslicarbazepine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Take Aptiom 200mg by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. The Dosage of Aptiom 200mg is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Children's Dosage of Aptiom 200mg is also based on weight. To reduce your risk of side effects, your doctor may direct you to start Aptiom 200mg at a low dose and gradually increase your dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully. Use Aptiom 200mg regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. Do not increase your dose or use Aptiom 200mg more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase. Do not stop taking Aptiom 200mg without consulting your doctor. Some conditions (such as seizures) may become worse when Aptiom 200mg is suddenly stopped. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased. Tell your doctor if your seizures worsen.
Before taking eslicarbazepine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to oxcarbazepine; or to carbamazepine; or if you have any other allergies. Aptiom 200mg may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Aptiom 200mg, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,kidney disease, liver disease, mineral imbalance (such as low levels of sodium in the blood). Aptiom 200mg may make you dizzy or drowsy or blur your vision. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness or clear vision until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Aptiom 200mg, especially dizziness or loss of coordination. During pregnancy, Aptiom 200mg should be used only when clearly needed. It may harm an unborn baby. However, since untreated seizures are a serious condition that can harm both a pregnant woman and her unborn baby, do not stop taking Aptiom 200mg unless directed by your doctor. If you are planning pregnancy, become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant, immediately discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Aptiom 200mg during pregnancy. Since hormonal birth control may not work if taken with Aptiom 200mg (see also Drug Interactions section), discuss reliable forms of birth control with your doctor. Aptiom 200mg passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose of Aptiom 200mg, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.orlistat, rilpivirine. Aptiom 200mg may decrease the effectiveness of hormonal birth control such as pills, patch, or ring. This could cause pregnancy. Discuss with your doctor or pharmacist if you should use additional reliable birth control methods while using Aptiom 200mg and for at least 1 menstrual cycle after the end of treatment. Also tell your doctor if you have any new spotting or breakthrough bleeding, because these may be signs that your birth control is not working well. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other products that cause drowsiness including alcohol, marijuana (cannabis), antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine), drugs for sleep or anxiety (such as alprazolam, diazepam, zolpidem), muscle relaxants (such as carisoprodol, cyclobenzaprine), and opioid pain relievers (such as codeine, hydrocodone). Check the labels on all your medicines (such as allergy or cough-and-cold products) because they may contain ingredients that cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely. Eslicarbazepine is very similar to oxcarbazepine. Do not use medications containing oxcarbazepine while using eslicarbazepine. Aptiom 200mg may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including thyroid tests), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use Aptiom 200mg.
Aptiom Side Effects
What are Aptiom side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Aptiom may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Aptiom as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Aptiom
The side effects of Aptiom may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Aptiom. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Aptiom may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Aptiom, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Aptiom.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Aptiom, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Aptiom and the side effects associated with Aptiom are described in the following:
Common Aptiom Side Effects
- headache disorder
- blurred vision
Less Frequent Aptiom Side Effects
- skin rash
- acute confusion
- memory impairment
- peripheral edema
Rare or Very Rare Aptiom Side Effects
- suicidal ideation
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome
- toxic epidermal necrolysis
- abnormal hepatic function tests
- DRESS syndrome
- SIADH syndrome
- megaloblastic anemia
- thrombocytopenic disorder
- prolonged PR interval
- atrioventricular block
- atrial fibrillation
- atrial flutter
- neutropenic disorder
- gait abnormality
- disturbance of attention
- visual changes
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Aptiom 200mg when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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