Fycompa 4mg Tablet 14'S

Epilepsy/Convulsion Rx required

Best Price*  ₹ 676.00
MRP ₹845.00
(Inclusive of all taxes) *14 Tablet(s) in a Strip * Mfr: Eisai Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd * Country of Origin: UNITED KINGDOM
TOTAL AMOUNT ₹ 845.00

Check Availability

PINCODE:


INTRODUCTION

FYCOMPA 4MG contains Perampanel which belongs to a group of medicines called anti epileptics which is used to treat epilepsy (repeated fits or seizures). Epilepsy is a disorder of central nervous system (neurological) where the activity of the brain becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of consciousness. It blocks a receptor in the brain known as the glutamate receptor. Glutamate is called a neurotransmitter that acts to excite nerve cells in the brain. FYCOMPA 4MG by affecting or blocking these glutamate receptors in the brain suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

This medicine is used in association with other antiepileptic drugs to treat certain forms of epilepsy in people aged 12 years and older. Do not drive or operate any machines while taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness or sleepiness. It is not recommended for children below 12 years of age. Before taking FYCOMPA 4MG, tell your doctor if you have kidney, liver problems, depression or suicidal thoughts and if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. Your kidney function may need to be tested often while taking this medicine.

USES OF FYCOMPA 4MG

  • Treats epilepsy (seizures)

HOW FYCOMPA 4MG WORKS

FYCOMPA 4MG works by blocking a receptor in the brain known as the glutamate receptor, thereby suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take FYCOMPA 4MG as directed your doctor. Swallow as a whole, do not crush or chew. It can be taken with or without food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FYCOMPA 4MG

COMMON

  • dizziness
  • sleepiness
  • increased or decreased appetite
  • weight gain
  • feeling aggressive, angry, irritable, anxious or confused
  • difficulty with walking or other balance problems  
  • slow speech  
  • blurred or double vision  
  • spinning sensation  
  • feeling sick (nausea)
  • back pain
  • tiredness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Feeling sick (nausea) or indigestion:

Stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FYCOMPA 4MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

FYCOMPA 4MG should be used with caution for breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines while taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness or sleepiness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with FYCOMPA 4MG.

KIDNEY

FYCOMPA 4MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

FYCOMPA 4MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Perampanel or any ingredients in this medicine.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you had or have a condition such as:

  •  skin reactions

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following:

  • carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, phenytoin, felbamate
  • midazolam
  • rifampicin (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • ketoconazole (used to treat fungal infections)
  • hormonal contraceptives

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Perampanel
Pharmacological Category :  

AMPA Glutamate Receptor Antagonist, Anticonvulsant

Therapeutic Indication :  

Partial-onset seizures, Primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures

Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Oral suspension

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT FYCOMPA 4MG

Does FYCOMPA 4MG have abuse potential?

Yes, it has abuse potential in addition to its rewarding psychological or physiological effects. If a patient has a history of drug abuse then monitoring for this medicine abuse should be done.

What is epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a disorder of central nervous system (neurological) in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causes seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of consciousness.

Does FYCOMPA 4MG cause weight gain?

Yes, it may cause weight gain. Talk to your doctor if you start gaining weight while taking this medicine.

REFERENCES

1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page 1090-91.

2. Eisai Manufacturing Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised Nov, 2020] [Accessed on Oct 09, 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.7876.pdf

3. Eisai R&D Management Co., Ltd. 2012, U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised Sep, 2020] [Accessed on Oct 09, 2020] https://www.fycompa.com/-/media/Files/Fycompa/Fycompa_Prescribing_Information.pdf

4. Jessica Greenwood and Jose Valdes. Perampanel (Fycompa): A Review of Clinical Efficacy and Safety in Epilepsy. Nov 2016, [Accessed on Oct 09, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5083075/

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    36 Months
    Item Weight
    25
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
DISCLAIMER

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Fycompa 4mg Tablet 14'S

Fycompa 4mg Tablet 14'S Mfr: Eisai Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.845.00
Copyright© 2021 Netmeds Marketplace Ltd.