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Pisful 20 MG Capsule

Manufacturer: Kivi Labs Ltd
Medicine composition: Clobazam
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Pisful 20 MG Capsule is generally prescribed in combination with another drug. It essentially treats a particular kind of seizure disorder called Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS). It can also be prescribed in the treatment of other problems as per the discretion of your doctor. The drug is a part of a class of medicines called benzodiazepine. Although how Pisful 20 MG Capsule particularly works is yet unknown, the general idea is that it controls the action of gamma-aminobutyric, which is a chemical released by the brain.

The drug should be taken orally, either with food or without. It has to be swallowed whole. In case you cannot consume Pisful 20 MG Capsule whole, mix it with apple sauce and swallow immediately. You can drink a water to wash down the mixture. Any extra mixture should not be stored. In case of a missed dosage, take the drug as soon as possible. If it is time for your next dose, it is best to skip the missed dose and go back to your normal dose schedule.

The drug does cause a few side effects such as dizziness and allergies. But if any of the following side effects become very severe be sure to get in touch with a doctor. They are-

It is important to take certain safety measures when taking Pisful 20 MG Capsule. For example, driving should be avoided as one of the side effects of the drug includes dizziness. Alcohol consumption when taking this drug can lead to drowsiness and aggravate other side effects too. Pisful 20 MG Capsule should not be stopped suddenly. This can lead to seizures or adverse mental side effects.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.

  • Seizures Associated With Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

    Pisful 20 MG Capsule is used in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome which is a brain disorder seen in children, characterized by different types of seizures and impaired intellectual development.
  • Allergy

    Do not take this medicine if you have a known allergy to Pisful 20 MG Capsule.
  • Fever

  • Unsteady Walk

  • Difficulty In Swallowing

  • Slurred Speech

  • Restlessness

  • Aggressive

  • Body Pain

  • Decreased Appetite

  • Drowsiness

  • Bladder Pain

  • Cloudy Urine

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed for an average duration of 3 to 4 days.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 0.5 to 4 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    Habit forming tendency has been reported
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
  • Missed Dose instructions

    If you miss a dose of Pisful 20 MG Capsule, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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Pisful 20 MG Capsule belongs to the class benzodiazepines. It works by increasing the effect of GABA which is an inhibitory neurotransmitter which results by increasing the permeability of chloride ions into the neuron thus result in hyperpolarization and stabilization of neuron.

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 Disease

    Depression

    Pisful 20 MG Capsule should be used with caution in the patients with the history of depression or a family history of depression. The prescription size should be limited. Any symptoms of mood changes should be reported to the doctor immediately.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended if the patient is receiving Pisful 20 MG Capsule. Inform the doctor if you are an alcoholic. Any symptoms of dizziness, difficulty in concentration should be reported to the doctor. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Amitriptyline

    Pisful 20 MG Capsule may increase the concentration of amitriptyline. Inform the doctor if you are receiving these medicines. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition or an alternate medicine should be considered.

    Ethinyl Estradiol

    The desired effect of contraceptive pills will not be achieved if these medicines are used together. A nonhormonal form of contraceptive is recommended during and 28 days after Pisful 20 MG Capsule. Appropriate dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.

    Opoids

    Opioids like morphine, codeine, tramadol, hydrocodone or any cough preparations containing these medicines should be avoided when you are on Pisful 20 MG Capsule or other benzodiazepines. Appropriate dose adjustments are to be made if coadministration is needed and monitoring of sedation, breathlessness, and hypotension is necessary.

    Antihypertensives

    Pisful 20 MG Capsule may further lower the blood pressure when taken with antihypertensives. Inform the doctor if you are receiving these medicines. Any symptoms of dizziness, lightheadedness should be reported to the doctor. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition or an alternate medicine should be considered.
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