Eptoin 50 Mg
Eptoin 50 Mg is an anticonvulsant which is used to control and/or prevent seizures that begin after surgery. Take Eptoin 50 Mg at the same time regularly for a better seizure control. Do not take Eptoin 50 Mg medicine if you are suffering from impaired liver function.
Drug = Phenytoin
Strength = 50 Mg
Manufacture= Abbott India Ltd.
How to Take
Take Eptoin 50 Mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Eptoin 50 Mg may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Eptoin 50 Mg Injection
Eptoin 50 Tablet
Eptoin 50 Mg/2 ml Injection
Shaking of hands or feet
Unusual facial expressions
Uncontrolled eye movements
Yellow colored eyes or skin
Eptoin 50 Mg is not recommended for pregnant women.
Eptoin 50 Mg is known to be excreted in the breastmilk. It is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary.
Do not stop suddenly taking this medicine without informing the doctor. It may precipitate the status epilepticus in patients with known history of epilepsy.
Eptoin 50 Mg should be used with caution in patients with known history of depression. It may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts. Educate the patient's caretakers about these symptoms. Inform the doctor if the symptoms persist.
Eptoin 50 Mg may cause serious skin reactions like toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Seek immediate medical treatment if any symptoms of skin reactions appear
Eptoin 50 Mg should be used with caution in patients with the liver injury. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary. Discontinue the treatment if the symptoms persist.
Eptoin 50 Mg is known to decrease the bone density and may increase the risk of osteoporosis and osteomalacia. Inform the doctor if you have any bone disorder. Close monitoring of Vit-D levels and radiological findings is necessary.
Eptoin 50 Mg is used in the treatment of seizures which is a brain disorder characterized by uncontrolled jerking movements and loss of consciousness.
Eptoin 50 Mg is used in the treatment of status epilepticus which is a condition in which seizures present for a long time or a seizure follows immediately after another.