Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s

 70.00

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Drug Strength: 0.5 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 50s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Epifits tablet contains Clonazepam | belongs to Benzodiazepine

SKU: pg_7595_10498 Category:

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    How it works

    Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s works by calming your brain and nerves. It belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s

    • Depression severe
    • Sleepiness
    • Nervousness
    • Uncontrolled body movements
    • Reduced intellectual abilities
    • Allergy severe
    • Decreased sexual urge
    • Upper respiratory tract infection
    • Blurred vision
    • Muscle pain

    Uses of Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Seizure disorder

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s is used in the prevention and management of seizures of different types.

    • Panic attacks

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s is used for the prevention and management of panic attacks and associated episodes of anxiety, if present.

    • Sleep disorders

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s is also used in the treatment of a specific sleep disorder known as REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 40 minutes of administration.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 to 8 hours in adults. This duration increases to 12 hours in infants and children.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while you are taking Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s . Activities which require high mental alertness should be avoided and symptoms like dizziness, difficulty in breathing should be reported to the doctor immediately.

    • Is it habit forming?

      Habit forming tendencies were reported in some cases especially if the usage is for an extended period of time. A gradual withdrawal of the drug i.e. decrease in dosing over a period of time is suggested in such cases.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy until absolutely necessary. It is known to cause harm to the fetus. Infants born to a mother taking this drug during pregnancy may show withdrawal symptoms.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in women who are lactating as the likelihood of side effects on the infant is very high. However, the potential benefits and associated risks should be discussed with your doctor in cases where it is necessary to take this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      [post-title] is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Benzodiazepine group of drugs.

    • Liver disease

      [post-title] is not recommended for use if you have an active liver disease or abnormality.

    • Glaucoma

      [post-title] is not recommended for use if you have Acute Narrow Angle Glaucoma. However, it can be administered for Open Angle Glaucoma.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy until absolutely necessary. It is known to cause harm to the fetus. Infants born to a mother taking this drug during pregnancy may show withdrawal symptoms.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in women who are lactating as the likelihood of side effects on the infant is very high. However, the potential benefits and associated risks should be discussed with your doctor in cases where it is necessary to take this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Suicidal tendencies

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s can cause suicidal behavior if the usage duration is prolonged. Such patients should be closely monitored and any behavioural changes should be reported to the doctor.

    • Interference with awareness and movements

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s can interfere with general awareness and body movements. You should refrain from operating heavy machinery or performing work that requires a high level of mental alertness.

    • Withdrawal symptoms

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s can cause withdrawal symptoms if the usage is stopped abruptly. Gradual withdrawal is suggested in case you have been taking this medicine for long.

    • Drug abuse

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s should be used with caution if you have a history of drug abuse. Chances of dependency are very high especially if the intended use is for a long duration of time.

    • Seizures

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s can cause an onset of seizures if you have a history of epilepsy. Appropriate medicines should be taken along with Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s to counter the possibility of drug-induced seizures.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped. Contact your doctor and seek advice if you there are any doubts regarding dosage.

    • Overdose

      Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose like drowsiness, confusion or fainting should be reported immediately.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Atenolol moderate
    • Carbamazepine moderate
    • Cetirizine moderate
    • Codeine severe
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s is not recommended for use if you are suffering from Closed Angle Glaucoma. It can be used if you have Open Angle Glaucoma but are not receiving any treatment for it.

    • severe

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s should be used with caution if you are suffering from respiratory disorders. Treatment with this medicine requires an individualized dose adjustment and periodic monitoring of symptoms.

    • severe

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s should be used with caution if you suffering from an active liver disorder. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring may be required in such cases.

    • moderate

      Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s should be used with caution in obese patients with careful monitoring of symptoms. An increase in dosing intervals might be necessary in some cases.

    General Instructions

    Take Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s exactly as instructed by your doctor. Taking the right quantity for the right duration is very critical given that it may be habit-forming. Appropriate medical tests should be conducted periodically to assess safety. Never discontinue usage without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • Food timings: Information not available
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    • Sleep inducing: Information not available

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    How to use Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s

    Administered by slow IV injection. For bolus administration, the content of the diluent ampule is added to the drug immediately before administration. The injection is administered at a rate not exceeding 0.25-0.5 mg/min into a large vein of the antecubital fossa. Clonazepam is also administered as a slow IV infusion, up to 3 mg of clonazepam is added to 250 mL of compatible diluent.
    Compatibility: Dextrose 5%, NaCl 0.9%.
    Stability: After dilution, the infusion should be completed within 24 hours.

    what are the adverse effects of Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s?

    Fatigue, muscle weakness, dizziness, ataxia, light headedness, somnolence, confusion, depression, anterograde amnesia. Rarely urticaria, pruritus, GI upset, headache, urinary incontinence, loss of libido, impotence, respiratory depression, blood dyscrasias, raised liver enzymes. Dependence, paradoxical reactions.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s?

    Adults: Initial: Up to 0.5 mg three times daily. Titrate: Increase by 0.5-1 mg every 3 day. Max: 20 mg/day.
    Children: All forms of epilepsy: 1 mth-1 yr, initially 250 mcg at night for 4 nights, increased over 2-4 wk to usual maintenance dose of 0.5-1 mg at night (may be given in 3 divided doses if necessary); 1-5 yr, initially 250 mcg at night for 4 nights, increased over 2-4 wk to usual maintenance of 1-3 mg at night (may be given in 3 divided doses if necessary); 5-12 yr, initially 500 mcg at night for 4 nights, increased over 2-4 wk to usual maintenance dose of 3-6 mg at night (may be given in 3 divided doses if necessary); 12-18 yr, initially 1 mg at night for 4 nights, increased over 2-4 wk to usual maintenance dose of 4-8 mg at night (may be given in 3-4 divided doses if necessary).

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Epifits tablet 0.5 mg 50’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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