Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s

 400.00

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Drug Strength: 50 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 3x10’s
Rs. 13 per Tablet
30 Tablet per pack
10 Tablet in each strip
Rs.134 per strip

Zitrigine tablet contains Lamotrigine | belongs to Triazine

SKU: pu_pg_25230_35116 Category:

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How it works

Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s works by acting on ion channels in the brain and decreases the repetitive firing of brain cells.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s

  • Blurred or double vision severe
  • Loss of coordination severe
  • Skin rash severe
  • Anxiety severe
  • Depressed mood severe
  • Confusion severe
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet severe
  • Flu-like symptoms severe
  • Headache
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Running Nose

Uses of Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Epilepsy

    Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s is used in the treatment of Epilepsy which is a brain disorder that causes repeated seizures. Uncontrolled jerking movements and loss of consciousness are some of the symptoms of Epilepsy.

  • Bipolar disorder

    Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s is used in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Unusual shifts in the mood like hyperactivity and tiredness are some of the symptoms of bipolar disorder.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 1.5 hours for an immediate release tablet and 4 to 11 hours for an extended release tablet.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 3 days.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects like dizziness, difficulty in concentration. Do not perform activities that require mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known history of allergy to Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s .

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Suicidal thoughts

    Use of Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or depression. Therefore this medicine should be used with caution and prescription size should be limited in patients with depression or suicidal tendencies.

  • Skin reactions

    Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s may cause severe skin reactions like stevens-johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Inform the doctor if any symptoms appear and discontinue the treatment as early as possible.

  • Blood cell count

    Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s may cause neutropenia, anemia, and aplastic anemia. Frequent monitoring of blood cell count is necessary. Any signs of low blood count should be reported to the doctor.

  • Withdrawal symptoms

    Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s should not be stopped immediately without informing the doctor due to the risk of withdrawal symptoms like seizures. Gradual dose reduction should be made based on the outcomes in the patient.

  • Impaired liver function

    Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s should be used with caution in the patients with mild to moderate liver injury. Lowest possible doses should be initiated and increase the dose based on the patient's response.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If you miss a dose of Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s , take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Rifampicin moderate
  • Valporic Acid severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s should be given with caution in the patients with depression and suicidal thoughts. Frequent monitoring of depression symptoms is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the outcomes in the patient.

  • moderate

    Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s may increase the risk of aseptic meningitis. Any symptoms of neck rigidity, headache and fever should be reported to the doctor immediately. Discontinue the treatment until the cause is identified.

General Instructions

Take Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause seizures.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

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what are the adverse effects of Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s?

Headache, tiredness, insomnia, GI disturbances, rash, including angioedema and Stevens-Johnson syndrome, diplopia, blurred vision, dizziness, ataxia, tremor, agitation, confusion, irritability, aggression.

What happens if I miss a dose of Zitrigine tablet 50 mg 3×10’s?

Adults: Dose titration should be repeated if restarting after an interval of more than 5 days.
Monotherapy of seizures: Initially 25 mg once daily for 14 days, increased to 50 mg once daily for further 14 days, then increased by max 100 mg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance 100-200 mg/day in 1-2 divided doses (up to 500 mg/day).
Adjunctive therapy of seizures with valproate: Initially 25 mg on alternate days for 14 days then 25 mg once daily for further 14 days, thereafter increased by max 50 mg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance, 100-200 mg/day in 1-2 divided doses.
Adjunctive therapy of seizures with enzyme inducing drugs and without valproate: Initially 50 mg once daily for 14 days then 50 mg twice daily for further 14 days, thereafter increased by max 100 mg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance 200-400 mg/day in 2 divided doses (up to 700 mg/day).
Adjunctive therapy of seizures without enzyme inducing drugs and without valproate: Initially 25 mg once daily for 14 days, increased to 50 mg once daily for further 14 days, then increased by max 100 mg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance 100-200mg/day in 1-2 divided doses.
Monotherapy or adjunctive therapy of bipolar disorder without enzyme inducing drugs without valproate: Initially 25 mg once daily for 14 days, then 50 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses for further 14 days, then 100 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses for further 7 days; usual maintenance 200 mg/day in 1-2 divided doses; max 400 mg/day.
Adjunctive therapy of bipolar disorder with valproate: Initially 25 mg on alternate days for 14 days, then 25 mg once daily for further 14 days, then 50 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses for further 7 days; usual maintenance 100 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses: max 200 mg daily.
Adjunctive therapy of bipolar disorder with enzyme inducing drugs without valproate: Initially 50 mg once daily for 14 days, then 50 mg twice daily for further 14 days, then 100 mg twice daily for further 7 days, then 150 mg twice daily for further 7 days; usual maintenance 200 mg twice daily.
Children: Monotherapy and adjunctive treatment of focal seizures and primary and secondary generalised tonic-clonic seizures; seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: Adjunctive therapy of seizures with valproate: 2-12 yrs, initially 150 mcg/kg once daily for 14 days (those weighing under 13 kg may receive 2 mg on alternate days for first 14 days) then 300 mcg/kg once daily for further 14 days, thereafter increased by max of 300 mcg/kg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance 1-5 mg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses, max 200mg/day; 12-18 yrs, initially 25 mg on alternate days for 14 days then 25 mg daily for further 14 days, thereafter increased by max 50 mg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance 100-200 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses.
Adjunctive therapy of seizures (with enzyme inducing drugs) without valproate: 2-12 yrs, initially 300 mcg/kg twice daily for 14 days then 600 mcg/kg twice daily for further 14 days, thereafter increased by max 1.2 mg/kg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance 5-15 mg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses, max 400 mg/day; 12-18 yrs, initially 50 mg daily for 14 days then 50 mg twice daily for further 14 days, thereafter increased by max 100 mg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance 100-200 mg twice daily (up to 700mg/day has been required).
Adjunctive therapy of seizures (without enzyme inducing drugs) without valproate: 2-12 yrs, initially 300 mcg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses for 14 days then 600 mcg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses for further 14 days, thereafter increased by max 600 mcg/kg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance 1-10 mg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses; max 200 mg daily; 12-18 yrs, initially 25 mg daily for 14 days, increased to 50 mg daily for further 14 days, then increased by max 100 mg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance 100-200 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses.
Monotherapy of seizures: 12-18 yrs, initially 25 mg daily for 14 days, increased to 50mg daily for further 14 days, then increased by max 100 mg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance as monotherapy, 100-200 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses (up to 500 mg daily has been required).
Monotherapy of typical absence seizures: 2-12 yrs, initially 300 mcg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses for 14 days, then 600 mcg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses for further 14 days, thereafter increased by max 600 mcg/kg every 7-14 days; usual maintenance 1-10 mg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses (up to 15 mg/kg daily has been required).

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