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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Epicure.
Epicure may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Information regarding the use of Epicure during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Epicure may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Epicure is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Epicure is recommended. It is not recommended in end-stage renal disease d... View More
Epicure should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epicure may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Epicure is an anti-epileptic medicine used to treat seizures (fits) in epilepsy. It can be used alone or along with other medicines. It helps to prevent... View More
Uses of Epicure
Side effects of Epicure
How to use Epicure
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Epicure may be taken with ... View More
How Epicure works
Epicure is an antiepileptic medication. It works by attaching itself to specific sites (SV2A) on the surfaces of nerve cells. This suppresses the abnorm... View More
- Epicure should be taken regularly as directed by your doctor as missing doses can trigger seizures.
- Do not change the brand of your medicine and make sure that you have sufficient amount of medicine present with you.
- Some healthy tips to prevent seizures:
- It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
- Inform your doctor if you have a history of liver disease, kidney disease or drug abuse.
- Do not stop using Epicure without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
Partial-Onset Seizures, Adjunctive therapy in treating partial-onset seizures w/ or w/o secondary generalisation in adults & adolescents ≥16 yr w/ epile... View More
Partial-Onset Seizures Indicated for partial-onset seizures 50 mg PO/IV q12hr initially; based on individual patient tolerability and therapeutic re... View More
Partial Onset Seizures Tablets or oral solution Indicated for partial-onset seizures in children and adolescents ?4 years <4 years: Safety and effi... View More
Renal impairment Mild-to-moderate: No dose adjustment required ESRD undergoing dialysis: Not studied
Hypersensitivity; bronchospasms and angioedema have occurred
Mode of Action
Exact mechanism unknown Displays a high and selective affinity for synaptic vesicle protein 2A (SV2A) in the brain, which may contribute to the antic... View More
Monitor patients for signs of suicidal ideation & behaviours. Minor or moderate influence on the ability to drive & use machines. Hepatic impairment. No... View More
>10% Somnolence and sedation (16%) Dizziness (12%) 1-10% Fatigue (9%) Nausea and vomiting (5%) Cerebellar coordination and balance disturb... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy No adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women In animal studies, brivaracetam produced evidence of developmental toxicity at p... View More
Doubled effect of alcohol on psychomotor function, attention & memory. Possible increase in plasma conc w/ strong CYP2C19 inhibitors (eg, fluconazole, f... View More
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