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is epsolin chemically different from eptoin?

If epsolin not available in the market can we give eptoin to the patient in equal dosage? ## if epsolin not available in the market can we use eptoin 300 mg. The patient is taking tab epsolin by 2 year. Suddenly for one day the medicine is not available. The case is excision of frontal lobe meningioma ## Both of these medications contain the same active ingredient, which is Phenytoin, it is most commonly used to prevent seizures, and to treat some mood disorders. Yes, the dosage should be equal from one to the other. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea dizziness, headache, and mood changes. Are you on any other medications? ## My father has take epsolin 200 for so many years and as of this past week my father was admitted in the hospital. Now the dr presc...

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Eptoin 100mg side effects and how to stop using it

My brother has been taken eptoin 100mg for more than 4 years till date with 2 doses a day and at present he is complaining of backaches and pain in the right leg which he cannot move and sometimes he is having breathing problem and weak. He could not sleep every night but slept around 2-3 Am morning till 11:00 Am, along with eptoin 100mg, the doctor advised him to take Dicorate 500mg and lobazam-0.5 which he is taken regularly. Do these medicines have any side effects? If he stops eptoin what would be the result? Please do reply with any suggestions. ## Eptoin contains the active ingredient Phenytoin, it most commonly used to help prevent epileptic seizures. Has his doctor expressed any theory as to what is causing the problems he's experiencing? Those are not generally normal side ...

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Eptoin Drug Information

side effects ## I AM ON EPTOIN 100 3 TIMES A DAY FOR THE LAST 5 MONTH AFTER I HAD A SCAR SEIZURE. NOWADAYS I EXPERIENCE BURNING SENSATION IN MY LEFT CHEEK AND LEFT HAND DURING AFTERNOON. IT VANISHES IN THE EVENING. WHAT COULD THIS BE? ## Is smoking and drinking safe while on eptoin? ## I've been an epileptic patient for three years. I've been taking eption 100mg for the last two years. I have not gone to a doctor in the last year. Can taking this medicine cause any side effects? ## hi, i m 21 now. i m taking eptoin 100 now. at age of 13,i had a non severe epiliptic attack so i was admitted to nearest hospital.where doctor suggested to take PHENYTOIN (PFIZER) thrice a day , 3 years. i did the that course.After stopping medicine, 2 months later again it was same problem, so now i ...

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eptoin tabs for life long

Hi, My husband takes per day 2 eptoin tablets since he was in 8th std.. once he had fallen down from somewhere and cos of that doctor has prscribed these tablets if he stops taking these tabs he will get fever headache and feel week... and also doctor has told him to take these tabs life long.. So i want to know is it necessary to take these tabs life long or do i need to get him checked nce again..? ## I am also victim of EPTOIN 300 MG per Day. This medicine is given for brain / nerve disorder which cannot be identified. I would say if it is not broken don't try to fix it. So don't stop taking this medicine ever as this has Phenytoin Sodium and this salt is harmless but just control's brain activities. If you want to leave this medicine then it should be under Dr. supervisi...

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what is this....a white pill with the numbers 402 twice on it and its in a cap

i have found a pill somewhere and i need to know what it is its white and its oval shaped it looks like its in a cap and it has the nubers 402 twice on both sides i think i know for shore on one side i really need your help thanks! ## Sun Pharmaceuticals states that it contains 100mgs of Phenytoin in an extended release formulation, which is most commonly used to prevent seizures, and to treat cardiac arrhythmia. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings, and weight changes. Are there any other questions?

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Is It Safe To Take Eptoin 300 Mg During Pregnancy

i have been advised to take eptoin 300mg for three years continously. in between if i get pregnant will it create problems to the child in future ## i am on anti epillectic drug eptoin(phenytoin). 19 months passed without seizeur & now i am Pregnant. is this drug Harmful for my growing childern in side me ? if yes please sugesst me how to get rid of this. Thanks ## Is it safe to take 100mg eptoin during pregnancy? ## I'm taking zen retard 300 for the last 1 year and now I'm pregnant is it safe for the baby ## I am taking eptoin 300 medicine from last seven eight months, now I am pregnant. Is this harmful for baby. ## I am taking eptoin 300 medicine from last one years, now I am pregnant. Is this safe during pregnancy..??? Or Is this harmful for baby...??? ## Please tell me r...

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eptoin 300 er

What are the side effects of Eptoin 300 ER ? My Sister was advised to take this in stead of 3 regular Eptoin 100 Mg. Is there any additional advantage ? ## Eptoin contains the active ingredient Phenytoin, it is an anti-epileptic, used to help prevent seizures. The side effect profile does not change when a dosage is altered, however, taking more at once or raising the dosage may cause them to be more severe for a few weeks, until her body adjusts to the medication. These may include: nausea, drowsiness, mild skin rash, itching and insomnia. The advantage to taking the 300mg ER tablet is that it is a time released formulation, so it is specially formulated to work for the entire day, so she gets the control she needs, without having to remember to take multiple pills each day. Are there ...

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Tablet Eption

Looking to find out side effects for eption tablets. Been prescribe for three months after PV shunt operation. ## Eptoin contains the active ingredient Phenytoin, it's an anticonvulsant that's used to help prevent seizures and that is a normal concern after such surgery. There are more details you can learn about Eptoin and its side effects here, but they may include nausea, dizziness, headache and weight gain. Are there any other questions I can help with? ## Hi, my mother has been using Eption tablets for the last 6 months. When summer came she said that sometimes she experiences pain. Please suggest me if this medication is harmful or not?

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Epsolin Er 300 Side Effect

Want to know the side effect for the above medicine ## ne of my friend met and accident and the damage was on head. He treated with 15 stiches in the backside of head. Doctor suggested him EPSOLIN - Zydus - daily three tablets. What side effect it can have and this medicine is used for what ? Thanks. ## Epsolin ER contains the active ingredient Phenytoin, this is an anticonvulsant, which can also be used as a mood stabilizer. In this case, it is highly likely that the doctor was worried about your friends head injury possibly causing convulsions/seizures. There are some types of head injuries that are well know for doing this, so the doctor has probably given it to him as a preventative measure. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, horizontal gaze nystagmus and rash. Mor...

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eptoin dose 300 mg

I got stroke once 3years ago,doctor suggested to start eptoin what to do now??? what are the side effects i m getting ??? by which time i will get ride of this medicine plzzzz guide me ## You should take the medication as long as your doctor instructs you to do so. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings, and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Eptoin 6 tablet

My friend takes the eptoin 6 tablet. What are the possible side effects? ## Eptoin contains the active ingredient Phenytoin, which is an anticonvulsant, though it is also used to treat a few other medical conditions. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, sedation and weight gain. Are there any other questions? There are more details you can learn about Eptoin and its effects here. ## He took the tablet on 9/2/2013, but right now he is ok. ## My friend took 4 tablets at one time. Plzz tell me what the possible side effects are? ## My mother is 73 years old and she has been using eptoin 100mg since 2009. Now she has severe skin allergies. Is this due to the tablet she has been taking?

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Is it safe to take 100 Mg eptoin during pregnancy?

i am on anti epillectic drug eptoin(phenytoin). 19 months passed without seizeur & now i am Pregnant. is this drug Harmful for my growing childern in side me ? if yes please sugesst me how to get rid of this. Thanks ## Have you talked to your doctor about it? According to the U.S. FDA Phenytoin has shown clear risk to the baby, when taken by a pregnant mother. However, seizures could also be dangerous to your baby, so you need to talk to your doctor and decide whether or not you should continue with this medication, or perhaps switch to something else. ## I'm taking 100mg of eptoin drugs ....doctor advised to continue this drug.... My convulsion is caused by head trauma ...there is no genetic history of epilepsy &EEG reports,MRI&CT scan of head also show normal.....so be...

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taking medicine eptoin 200 mg in night everyday what will be the action and side effects

The medicine is used for throat and left eye flip flopping time to time and while speaking ## Eptoin contains the active ingredient Phenytoin, commonly used to treat epilepsy. Side effects can include: nausea, drowsiness, sedation and gaze nystagmus. Read more here: Do you have any questions? ## Hi, I am 34yrs taking eptoin from last 15 years regular 3 tab of 100mg at night i tried to reduce dose but i got that problem of seizures and when i take regular dose i am ok whats the best way for me to stop medicine ## hi i am ajay we want to left the eptoin200mg injune2012we feldown some where i have very little problem but after taking eptoin, now we have lots problem plese susses me ## Hi This is manjunath I'm 35 years old I'm taking eption tablet from last 30 years onwards But stil...

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side effects of eptoin suspension

My daughter is one years old and had minor convultion. Our doctor suggested to give eptoin suspension for two years. I want to know the side effects of this medicine. ## My son is 13 months old and had a convultion which lasted for 90- 100 mins. The doctor has prescribed eption suspension for him. I would like to know the side affect of the same and is it safe for small babies. ## Eptoin contains the active ingredient Phenytoin, it is frequently used to control seizures in children. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, weight changes and hypotension. I sincerely hope that both of your children are doing well. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## weight changes can be seen on days to come my daughter is 1.5 yrs old now. seizure happened 07 months back. what about hypo...

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Is there any serious side effects of Phenytoin EX 100MG CAP MYLAN

It's a light purple and white capsule that hold a solid white pill inside. The size of the capsule is regular. I take 4 a day, and have been doing that for 11 years. ## At therapeutic doses, phenytoin produces horizontal gaze nystagmus, which is harmless but occasionally tested for by law enforcement as a marker for alcohol intoxication (which can also produce nystagmus). At toxic doses, patients experience sedation, cerebellar ataxia, and ophthalmoparesis, as well as paradoxical seizures. Idiosyncratic side effects of phenytoin, as with other anticonvulsants, include rash and severe allergic reactions. Phenytoin may accumulate in the cerebral cortex over long periods of time, as well as causing atrophy of the cerebellum when administered at chronically high levels. Despite this, th...

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Eptoin (100mg) Side Effects

I was under treatment after having a brain stroke. 15 days have passed. I have been advised for the drug Eptoin 100mg for headache treatment which is a regular complaint after the stroke. I just want to know more about the side effects of the drug... ## Eptoin contains the active ingredient Phenytoin, commonly used to treat epilepsy. Side effects can include: nausea, drowsiness, sedation and gaze nystagmus. Read more here: Do you have any other questions? ## I had hit on my head 6 month back and got head ache. Doctor advised to take Eptoin 100mg/day.I took this tablet three days after that head gone and didn't take this medicine. After 4 month i got severe head ache, have taken hand ache medicine but no relief. After that i took Eptoin again, full relief from head ache on next day. ...

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Zen Retard 200mg,eptoin

sir,my mother is taking medicine zen retard 200mg from 7 years,now also she suffers from uncouncius..then doctor changed the medicin and given medicine as eptoin 100 ,i.e one in morning and two in evening...nw she feels her legs very painless,,plz guide me wat to do... ## Has she talked to the doctor about the problem? Eptoin contains the active ingredient Phenytoin, it is an antiseizure medication. It isn't know to cause pain, as a side effect, but it is impossible to say the effect that any given medication will have on any given person. So, she should really consult her doctor to discover what is causing her problem and get proper treatment. Learn more: ## SIR,doctor gave zen retard - 200 to my mom... my mom had a tumor in brain on left side... by gamma knife treatement the tumor...

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Can Eptoin 100mg Have Side Effect Of Causing Blisters On The Feet

MY FATHER WAS RECENTLY ADVISED EPTOIN TABLET 100MG THRICE A DAY AS HE HAD SUFFERED SEIZURE BUT THANKS TO TIMELY MEDICAL HELP THEY PREVENTED ANY MAJOR ISSUES..HE WAS ADMITTED FOR 8 DAYS AND IS NOW BACK HOME.SINCE YESTERDAY HE HAS GOT BLISTERS ON HIS FEET,COULD IT BE BECAUSE OF EPTOIN....ALSO DOES EPTOIN HAVE ANY SIDE EFECTS....PLRASE GUIDE..THANKS ## my son had been taken eptoin last 3 years. Now his doctor advised us to stop the medicine . We want to know that Is eptoin 100mg has a side effects ? his age is just 7 years .So please tell me . ## Gini, there is a possibility that could be a reaction to the Phenytoin in Eptoin, but it's hard to say, since there's just limited information in your post. He really should consult his doctor to get to the root of the problem. Learn more ...

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phenytoin I.P 100mg eptoin

My brother has tapeworm in his brain and prescribed for phenytoin eption is it right medicine?? Now a days he is felling nervous and lost his confidence to go outside alone or do something ## Hello, Boniya! How is your brother doing? This medication is used to prevent seizures. The FDA lists its typical side effects as including nausea, dizziness, mood swings, irritability and weight gain, which explains his symptoms. Did they prescribe something to kill the tape worm? ## hello Verwon, thank you so much for your reply.. as you said Phenytoin is to prevent seizures , my brother has been prescribe with this medicine only . do you mean Phenytoin is not for killing tape worm?? what should i do now?? please suggest me something.. i would be really appricate.. many thanks

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garoin

tablet ## For what treatment this tablet is prescribed and what are its side effects and effects due to over dosage ## This is commonly used to prevent seizures for Epileptics, it contains Phenytoin and Phenobarbital. ## IS IT SAFE TO USE GADINAL 60MG A DAY ALONG WITH GAROIN 2 TABLETS PER DAY ## IS IT THE SAFE DOSE 1 GADINAL 60MG/DAY ALONG WITH 2 TABLETS OF GAROIN/DAY ## Dear sir\madam. Iam eat in6years garoin tablet .present I work in Singapore .tablet not given So plz send tablet ## i eat garoin tablet in italy wat is the name of garoin tablet plz tell me

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