What is Zeptol (Caramazepine) used for?
Zeptol (Caramazepine) is used to help control and prevent seizures. It is also used in the treatment of other mental conditions, and certain types of nerve pain. This medication is in a class of drugs known as anticonvulsants, which work by reducing the nerve impulses responsible for causing seizures and pain.
How should I use Zeptol (Caramazepine) ?
Zeptol (Caramazepine) comes in the form of a tablet, which is usually taken 2 to 4 times per day, with meals. Consult your physician before you take this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed. Your physician may prescribe a low dosage to begin, and gradually increase your dosage. You should note that it may take a few weeks for the full benefits of this drug to be noticed.
What are the side effects of Zeptol (Caramazepine) ?
Patients taking Zeptol (Caramazepine) may experience some side effects, such as:
You should immediately consult your physician if any other more serious side effects occur, such as pale skin, fever, muscular weakness or changes in urination habits.
This drug may in rare cases cause serious skin reactions. Some patients may be at a greater risk of this occurring than others. Your physician may order a blood test to determine whether or not this drug is suitable for you.
A severe reduction of bone marrow function may be caused by this drug. Discuss all possible risks with your physician before taking this drug.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Zeptol (Caramazepine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.