Epilex Chrono 200 Tablet CR 15s

Introduction to Epilex Chrono 200 Tablet CR 15s

This medicine belongs to the group of antileptic drugs. It effectively manages epilepsy in children and adults. This medicine manages bipolar disorders.

How Epilex Chrono 200 Tablet CR 15s Works?

It contains two active ingredients valproic acid and sodium valproate which reduces the degradation of GABA (chemical messenger) in the central nervous system and increases its level. It reduces high-frequency neuronal activities by blocking certain ion channels in the brain and ultimately relieves seizure activities.

How To Use Epilex Chrono 200 Tablet CR 15s

  • Take the medicine as per the doctor's advise.
  • You can take the medicine with or after having a meal.
  • Swallow it as whole with a glass full of water without crushing and breaking it.
  • Follow the dose and duration as prescribed by a doctor.

Special Precautions About Epilex Chrono 200 Tablet CR 15s

  • This medicine is not suitable for patients who are suffering from liver disease or have a family history of liver problems, pancreatic disease, urea cycle disorder, or clotting disorders.

Benefits Of Epilex Chrono 200 Tablet CR 15s

  • Prevent various kind of seizures in epilepsy.
  • Assists in the treatment of manic episode in bipolar disorders.

Side Effects Of Epilex Chrono 200 Tablet CR 15s

  • dizziness
  • nervousness
  • trembling of hands and arms
  • headache
  • sleep disorders
  • clumsiness/unsteadiness

What If I Missed A Dose Of Epilex Chrono 200 Tablet CR 15s

  • Take the dose as soon as remember. 
  • Skip the dose if the next dose time is almost approaching. 
  • Do not double the dose to manage missed doses. 
     

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Safety Advice For Epilex Chrono 200 Tablet CR 15s

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Liver

It can pose high risk for the patients suffering from liver disease.

Kidney

It should be used cautiously by the patients suffering from kidney disease.

Alcohol

One should avoid alcohol consumption while taking the drug.

Driving

It may cause side effects that impair driving ability.

Pregnancy

It is not considered to be safe for the pregnant women.

Breast feeding

It is not considered to be safe for mothers who breastfed their infants.

Liver

It can pose high risk for the patients suffering from liver disease.

Kidney

It should be used cautiously by the patients suffering from kidney disease.

Alcohol

One should avoid alcohol consumption while taking the drug.

Driving

It may cause side effects that impair driving ability.

Pregnancy

It is not considered to be safe for the pregnant women.

Breast feeding

It is not considered to be safe for mothers who breastfed their infants.

Health And Lifestyle

Follow balance diet and maintain healthy weight. Manage stress and engage in regular physical activity to assist control seizure activity. Get plenty of rest and stay hydrated.

Drug Interaction

  • Warfarin (anticoagulant)
  • Fluoxetine (antidepressant)

DRUG FOOD INTERACTION

  • High-tyramine foods (e.g., aged cheeses)
  • Grapefruit juice

Disease Explanation

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Epilepsy is a kind of neurological disorder which is characterized by the recurrent seizures. Seizures is caused by the abnormal electrical activity within brain. Bipolar issue is described as mental health condition which is marked by extreme mood swings, and include emotional lows (disorders) and highs (mania).

Update on: Saturday, 13 July, 2024

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