Mezicarb tablet contains Carbamazepine | belongs to Iminostilbene
Mezicarb tablet 200 mg 10×10’s is a sodium channel blocker. It binds preferentially to voltage-gated sodium channels in their inactive conformation, which prevents repetitive and sustained firing of an action potential. This drug has effects on serotonin systems but the relevance to its antiseizure effects is uncertain. There is evidence that it is a serotonin releasing agent and possibly even a serotonin reuptake inhibitor.
Gastric upset, diplopia, dry mouth, drowsiness and dizziness. Oedema and rarely hyponatraemia. Blood dyscrasias, rashes, toxic epidermal necrolysis, hair loss. Acute renal failure, lymph-node enlargement, cardiac conduction disturbances, hepatitis and cholestatic jaundice.
Adults: Manic depressive psychosis: Initially 400 mg daily in divided doses increasing gradually until symptoms controlled; max 1.6 gm daily in divided doses. Usual range, 400- 600 mg daily.
Epilepsy: Initially 100-200 mg once or twice daily increasing slowly to optimum dosage, usually 800 mg-1.2 gm daily in divided doses. Max 1.6 gm daily.
Trigeminal neuralgia: Initially 100 mg once or twice daily increasing gradually to control, usually 600-800 mg daily in divided doses; max 1.6 gm daily.
Children: Focal and generalised tonic-clonic seizures, trigeminal neuralgia, prophylaxis of bipolar disorder: 1 mth-12 yr, initially 5 mg/kg at night or 2.5 mg/kg twice daily, increased as necessary by 2.5-5 mg/kg every 3-7 days; usual maintenance dose 5 mg/kg 2-3 times daily; doses up to 20 mg/kg/day have been used; 12-18 yr, initially 100-200 mg 1-2 times daily, increased slowly to usual maintenance dose 200-400 mg 2-3 times daily; in some cases doses up to 1.8 gm/day may be needed.
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Mezicarb tablet 200 mg 10×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability.