Trend 250 MG Capsule
Trend 250 MG Capsule is an anticonvulsant that is used to control seizures and migraine headaches. Take this medicine at the same time regularly. Do not take this medicine if you have are suffering from impaired liver function.
Take exactly as directed (do not increase dose or frequency or discontinue without consulting prescriber). While using this medication, do not use alcohol and other prescription or OTC medications (especially pain medications, sedatives, antihistamines, or hypnotics) without consulting prescriber.
Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids unless instructed to restrict fluid intake). You may experience drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision (use caution when driving or engaging in tasks requiring alertness until response to drug is known); nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, or dry mouth (small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, chewing gum, or sucking lozenges may help). Wear identification of epileptic status and medications.
Report CNS changes, mentation changes, or changes in cognition; muscle cramping, weakness, tremors, changes in gait; persistent GI symptoms (cramping, constipation, vomiting, anorexia); rash or skin irritations; unusual bruising or bleeding (mouth, urine, stool); worsening of seizure activity, or loss of seizure control.
Symptoms of overdose include dizziness ataxia, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, tremor, agitation, nystagmus, urinary retention, dysrhythmias, coma, seizures, twitches, respiratory depression, neuromuscular disturbances.
Provide general supportive care. Activated charcoal is effective at binding certain chemicals and this is especially true for carbamazepine; other treatment is supportive/symptomatic.
Treatment consists of inducing emesis or gastric lavage. EKG should also be monitored to detect cardiac dysfunction. Monitor blood pressure, body temperature, pupillary reflexes, bladder function for several days following ingestion.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 1 to 2 days.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 hours for a delayed release tablet.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is recommended only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available. Monitoring of undesired effects like discoloration of eyes and skin is necessary.
Is It safe with alcohol?It is unsafe to consume alcohol along with this drug.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?This medicine might affect the alertness of the patient, thus driving must be avoided while taking it.
Does this affect kidney function?This medicine is probably safe to be used in patients with kidney disease. Adjustment of dose is needed.
Does this affect liver function?This medicine is unsafe to be used in patients with liver disease, thus must be avoided. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Trend 250 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.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medication belongs to the class anticonvulsants. it works by increasing the levels of the neurotransmitter GABA and inhibits sodium and calcium channels thus it reduces the excitation of the brain cells.
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 Alcohol
AlcoholConsumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects like dizziness, difficulty in concentration. Do not perform activities that require mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.
Interaction with Lab Test
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
LamotrigineTrend 250 MG Capsule may increase the concentration of lamotrigine and can cause serious skin reactions. Frequent monitoring of undesired effects like skin rash, seizures, tremors is necessary. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based under the doctor's supervision.
ImipenemUse of these medicines is not recommended as it increases the concentration of Trend 250 MG Capsule. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition under the doctor's supervision.
WarfarinTrend 250 MG Capsule should be given with caution in patients with warfarin or other anticoagulants as this combination may increase the risk of bleeding. Frequent monitoring of blood cells count and prothrombin time is necessary. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition under the doctor's supervision.
Ethinyl EstradiolThe desired effect of Trend 250 MG Capsule will not be observed if taken with oral contraceptives. Inform the doctor if you are receiving either of the medications. Monitoring of behavior changes and seizures are necessary. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition of the under the doctor's supervision.
MetoclopramideUse of Trend 250 MG Capsule with metoclopramide should be avoided if possible. Do not operate heavy machinery if you are using these medicines. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition under the doctor's supervision.
Interaction with Disease
DepressionTrend 250 MG Capsule should be given with caution in the patients with depression and suicidal thoughts. Frequent monitoring of depression symptoms is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the outcomes in the patient.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
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