Etopira is a medicine used to treat epilepsy (seizures) and to prevent migraines. It is also used in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (a rare, b... View More
Uses of Etopira
Side effects of Etopira
How to use Etopira
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. Etopira may be taken with ... View More
How Etopira works
Etopira is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
What if you forget to take Etopira?
If you miss a dose of Etopira, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Epilepsy, Migraine prophylaxis, Seizures associated w/ Lennox-gastaut syndrome
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Partial-Onset or Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures Monotherapy Adult: 25 mg PO q12hr initially; may increase by 50 mg/day at weekly inte... View More
Oral Partial-Onset or Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures Monotherapy <2 years: Safety and efficacy not established 2 to <10 years: 25 mg P... View More
Renal impairment: Moderate to severe: Doses should be halved. Haemodialysis: supplemental dose equal to about ½ of the daily dose should be given in div... View More
Contraindicated in persons showing hypersensitivity to any component of this preparation.
Mode of Action
Topiramate is a sulfamate-substituted monosaccharide with precise mechanism of action unknown. It may be due to various mechanisms e.g. blocking of volt... View More
Renal or hepatic impairment, pregnancy, lactation. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Maintain adequate hydration to reduce the risk of ... View More
>10% Decrease in serum bicarbonate (7-67%),Dizziness (4-29%),Fatigue (9-16%),Ataxia (6-16%),Nervousness (9-18%),Paresthesia (1-11%),Psychomotor slowing... View More
Coadmin with antiepileptic drugs e.g. phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital decreases plasma concentration of topiramate. Possible increase in phenyto... View More
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