Carzepin is a medication containing carbamazepine, prescribed in treating and controlling seizures, carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant or antiepileptic and may also be prescribed in treating trigeminal neuralgia.
How do I use Carzepin tablets?
Carzepin is used by mouth with food. Carzepin is dosed based on your weight, condition, and response to treatment. Avoid grapefruit or grapefruit juice consumption while using this medicine.
What are the side effects of Carzepin tablets?
Side effects of using carzepin tablets include:
· Lack of muscle coordination
· Dry mouth
· Heart attack
· Congestive heart failure
· Steven Johnson’s syndrome
· Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH)
· Other side effects not listed may also occur
Can pregnant or breastfeeding women use Carzepin tablets?
There is a risk of fetal carbamazepine syndrome in the first trimester of pregnancy, thus, the use of this medication should only be considered if the possible benefits outweigh the risk of using this medication.
What are the risks of carbamazepine in carzepin tablets?
Carbamazepine may cause serious skin reactions people of Asian/South Asian descent are at greater risks. Also, in some rare cases, carbamazepine has caused serious blood disorders such as aplastic anemia and granulocytosis.