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Zeptol Cr 300 Mg

Drug brand named Zeptol CR 300 mg is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and mainly contents the generic drug Carbamazepine.
Package: 10 Tablet

Active Ingredients of Zeptol CR 300 mg

Carbamazepine 300 mg

Can we use Zeptol CR 300 mg during pregnency

Pregnancy C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and wellcontrolled studies in humans but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks

Can we use Zeptol CR 300 mg during lactation

Lactation L4 There is positive evidence of risk to a breastfed infant or to breastmilk production but the benefits of use in breastfeeding mothers may be acceptable despite the risk to the infant eg if the drug is needed in a lifethreatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective

For what type of diseases Zeptol CR 300 mg may be prescribed

Epilepsy partial seizures Primary generalised epilepsy or secondarily generalised forms of seizure with a tonicclonic component Mixed forms of epilepsy Mania and prophylactic treatment in manicdepressive illness Idiopathic trigeminal neuralgias and trigeminal neuralgia due to multiple sclerosis Idiopathic glossopharyngeal neuralgia Alcohol withdrawal syndrome Diabetes insipidus centralis polyuria and polydipsia of neurohormonal origin Painful diabetic neuropathy

What are the known Side Effects of Zeptol CR 300 mg

Nausea stomach upset skin rash acute toxicity

Precautions before taking Zeptol CR 300 mg

Carbamazepine interacts with multiple drugs and caution should be used in combining other medicines with it Lower levels of carbamazepine are seen when administrated with phenobarbital phenytoinDilantin or primidone Mysoline Warfarin Coumadin phenytoinDilantin theophylline and valproic acid Depakote Depakote ER Depakene Depacon are more rapidly metabolized with carbamazepine while carbamazepine levels are elevated when taken with erythromycincimetidine Tagamet propoxyphene Darvon and calcium channel blockers Carbamazepine also increases the metabolism destruction of the hormones in birth control pills and can reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills Unexpected pregnancies have occurred in patients taking both carbamazepine and birth control pills

Significance of Zeptol CR 300 mg

This medication is an anticonvulsant drug prescribed for epilepsy and bipolar disorder as well as trigeminal neuralgia

06.03.2013. 02:42


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