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Lacotide 50Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Lacosamide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 02, 2019

Being an anticonvulsant, Lacotide 50Mg Tablet works by slowing the abnormal nerve impulses in the brain. It is used to treat partial-onset seizures in people.

If you have severe liver problems or allergies to any of the ingredients of Lacotide 50Mg Tablet, then you should not take it. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding, if you’re taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, herbal medicines and diet supplements.

It is given in an injection form at the doctor’s office or clinic itself. If you are to use it at home, ask all the questions you need to, to the doctor and be sure of the proper procedure. Remember to never reuse needles and syringes. Never take a double dose of Lacotide 50Mg Tablet, it is better that you skip it till the next time you take it. Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly as it can put you at an increased risk of having seizures.

These are some of the common side effects of Lacotide 50Mg Tablet- weakness, vomiting, tiredness, blurred vision and drowsiness. More serious effects that need medical attention are suicidal thoughts, fainting, anxiety, chest pain and panic attacks.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Joseiz 100mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Should not drive or operate machinery unless until they have become accustomed to any such effects associated with lacosamide.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lacotide 50Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This medication is used as an additional therapy for treating partial-onset seizures and diabetic neuropathic pain. It is an anticonvulsant drug that works on voltage-gated sodium channels. As a result, sodium channels are not stimulated rapidly thereby controlling and preventing epileptic episodes.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Mezolam 7.5Mg Injection

    Medzol 1Mg Injection

    Anxil 25Mg Tablet

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