Lacasa 50mg Tablet 10'S

Epilepsy/Convulsion Rx required
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Cadila Healthcare Ltd (Zydus) Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.101.65

What is LACASA 50MG?

  • LACASA 50MG contains lacosamide which belongs to a group of medicines called “antiepileptic medicines”
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What LACASA 50MG is used for?

  • It is used to treat a certain type of epilepsy called “partial-onset seizure with or without secondary generalization”

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Talk to your doctor before taking LACASA 50MG if you:

  • are allergic to lacosamide
  • have severe heart disease such as heart failure or have had a heart attack
  • It is not recommended to take LACASA 50MG if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, as the effects of LACASA 50MG on pregnancy or  new-born child are not known
  • LACASA 50MG is not recommended for children aged under 4 years
  • Do not drive or use any tools or machines until you know how this medicine affects you This is because LACASA 50MG may make you feel dizzy or cause blurred vision

Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines such as

  • medicines to treat heart problems
  • carbamazepine, lamotrigine or pregabalin, medicine used to treat epilepsy
  • fluconazole, itraconazole or ketoconazole, medicine used to treat fungal infection
  • clarithromycin or rifampicin, medicine used to treat bacterial infections
  • St.John's wort, medicine used to treat depression
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Take LACASA 50MG twice each day - once in the morning and once in the evening
  • Try to take it at about the same time each day
  • Swallow the LACASA 50MG tablet with a glass of water

If you take more LACASA 50MG

  • If you have taken more LACASA 50MG than you should, contact your doctor immediately

If you forget to take LACASA 50MG

  • If you have missed a dose within the first 6 hours of the scheduled dose, take it as soon as you remember
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking LACASA 50MG

  • Do not stop taking LACASA 50MG without talking to your doctor, as your epilepsy may come back again or become worse
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Dizziness
  • muscle incoordination
  • confusion
  • headache
  • feeling dizzy or sick (nausea)
  • double vision (diplopia)
  • uncontrollable movements of the eyes nystagmus
  • vertigo
  • irritability, trouble sleeping, depression;
  • sleepiness, tiredness or weakness (asthenia)
  • itching, rash.
  • changes in behavior
  • eating less than usual
  • slow heart rate
  • exaggerated feeling of wellbeing, seeing and/or hearing things which are not there;
  • allergic reaction to medicine intake, hives
  • blood tests may show abnormal liver function, liver injury
  • thoughts of harming or killing yourself or attempting suicide: tell your doctor straight away;
  • feeling angry or agitated
  • abnormal thinking or losing touch with reality
  • serious allergic reaction which causes swelling of the face, throat, hand, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • fainting

 

  • serious skin reaction which may cause a rash on the face, extended rash, swollen glands
  • convulsion

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  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature between 15 to 25ºC
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