Mezocar LA 200mg Tablet 10'S

Epilepsy/Convulsion Rx required

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What is MEZOCAR LA 200MG?

  • MEZOCAR LA 200MG contains Carbamazepine which belongs to a group of medicines called antiepileptics
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What MEZOCAR LA 200MG is used for?

MEZOCAR LA 200MG can be used to treat the following different conditions:

  • some forms of epilepsy
  • pain in the face caused by trigeminal neuralgia (nerve pain), control serious mood disorders when some other medicines don't work

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to Carbamazepine or any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • are allergic to similar drugs such as oxcarbazepine or phenytoin or a tricyclic antidepressant (e.g. amitriptyline)
  • have a heart condition or had a problem with your bone marrow
  • or a member of your family has the rare blood pigment disorder called porphyria
  • have a history of liver or kidney disease
  • have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)
  • have a difficulty to retain your urine
  • have suffered from a mental illness in the past
  • are elderly
  • suffer from epilepsy from the sort of epilepsy where you get mixed seizures
  • have blood disorders
  • consume alcohol
  • If you are planning to become pregnant, talk to your doctor first
  • If you do get pregnant while taking this medicine, you must tell the doctor straightaway
  • It can pass into breast milk. Talk to your doctor before you decide to breast-feed
  • Do not give this medicine to children less than 5 years old
  • MEZOCAR LA 200MG can make you feel dizzy or drowsy especially at the start of treatment or when the dose is changed. If you are affected in this way, or if your eyesight is affected or you have a lack of muscular coordination, you should not drive or operate machinery

Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any of the following medicines:

  • other antiepileptics e.g. lamotrigine, phenytoin, fosphenytoin, primidone, sodium valproate, phenobarbitone, ethosuximide, oxcarbazepine, tiagabine, topiramate, vigabatrin, levetiracetam, progabide
  • anticoagulants to thin the blood e.g. warfarin, acenocoumarol
  • cimetidine or omeprazole, to treat heartburn or stomach ulcers
  • medicine to treat mental illness e.g. lithium, haloperidol, thioridazine, olanzapine, risperidone, imipramine, fluoxetine, amitriptyline
  • paliperidone or aripiprazole, to treat schizophrenia
  • sedatives e.g. clobazam, clonazepam, alprazolam, valnoctamide
  • metoclopramide or aprepitant, often used to treat motion sickness
  • antibiotics e.g. doxycycline, isoniazid, erythromycin, clarithromycin, ciprofloxacin
  • isoniazid, rifampicin (used to treat tuberculosis)
  • antifungals e.g. itraconazole, fluconazole, ketoconazole, voriconazole, albendazole
  • corticosteroids e.g. prednisolone, dexamethasone
  • ciclosporin, tacrolimus or sirolimus, immunosuppressants
  • painkillers containing paracetamol, dextropropoxyphene, methadone, tramadol, buprenorphine
  • medicine to treat heart conditions e.g. felodipine, isradipine, digoxin, verapamil, diltiazem
  • diuretics e.g. furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide
  • acetazolamide, to treat glaucoma
  • muscle relaxants, often used during operations e.g. pancuronium
  • isotretinoin, used to treat acne
  • theophylline and aminophylline, for asthma
  • danazol and gestrinone (used in the treatment of endometriosis)
  • hormonal contraceptives e.g. pills, patches, injections or implants
  • tibolone, used as hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
  • tadalafil, used to treat impotence
  • drugs to treat cancer e.g. imatinib, lapatinib, toremifene, cisplatin, doxorubicin, temsirolimus, cyclophosphamide
  • mefloquine, used to treat malaria
  • drugs to treat HIV known as protease inhibitors (e.g. indinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir)
  • levothyroxine to treat hypothyroidism
  • antihistamines to treat allergies and hayfever, such as loratadine
  • medicine or supplements containing Vitamin B (nicotinamide)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Your doctor is likely to start treatment with a low dose and slowly increase it to suit your own needs
  • Swallow the tablet whole, with a glass of water
  • Do not chew, crush or suck the tablet

Recommended doses are as follows:


  • The recommended starting dose is 100 mg to 200 mg of MEZOCAR LA 200MG once or twice daily
  • Your doctor will slowly increase this dose to control your fits until the best response is obtained, often 800 to 1200 mg daily in divided doses, although higher doses may be necessary

Use in children and adolescents:

  • The recommended daily dose for children between 5 and 10 years old is 400 mg to 600 mg of MEZOCAR LA 200MG, divided up throughout the day
  • Children over 10 years old may be given a total daily dose of between 600 mg and 1000 mg of MEZOCAR LA 200MG, divided up throughout the day

Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • The starting dose is 200 to 400 mg daily (100 mg twice daily in elderly patients)
  • Your doctor may increase the dose until you are free from pain

Treatment of Mood Swings

  • The starting dose is 400 mg of MEZOCAR LA 200MG daily, divided up throughout the day. This dose may be increased slowly until your symptoms are controlled or until the maximum daily dose of 1600 mg of MEZOCAR LA 200MG is reached. The usual daily dose range is 400 – 600 mg in divided doses

If you take more MEZOCAR LA 200MG

  • If you take more MEZOCAR LA 200MG than you should, contact your doctor or local hospital emergency department immediately

If you forget to take a dose

  • If you forget to take a dose take it as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
  • Do not take double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking MEZOCAR LA 200MG

  • If you stop taking MEZOCAR LA 200MG suddenly you may suffer unpleasant side effects. Always ask your doctor first before stopping the treatment
Very Rare

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • a low white cell count (leucopenia) causing more infections than usual
  • severe peeling of the skin which can affect a large area of your body
  • have difficulty in breathing, experience chest pain, wheezing and coughing, a rash, itching, facial swelling or feel faint, all symptoms of a severe allergic reaction
  • suffer from pain in your joints and muscles
  • notice any unusual signs of mental illness or confusion
  • suffer from a sore throat, high temperature or both
  • a sudden increase in body temperature, extremely high blood pressure and severe convulsions (neuroleptic malignant syndrome)
  • have severe or persistent pain in the stomach region that spreads to the lower back, often with nausea and vomiting (pancreatitis)
  • meningitis (signs and symptoms include fever, headache, stiff neck, extreme sensitivity to sunlight, twitching of muscles, abnormal blood test results)
  • unexplained bruising or bleeding of your skin which could show you have anemia (a change in your blood)
  • blood clot (thrombosis), which can cause tenderness, swelling, pain chest, shortness of breath; shortness of breath, swelling of feet or legs due to fluid build-up, getting tired easily after light physical activity
  • yellowing of your skin or the white of your eyes, dark urine, light coloured bowel motions, nausea, vomiting, and feeling generally unwell
  • severe allergic reactions (signs include wheezing, coughing, difficulty in breathing, feeling faint, rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat)
  • feeling dizzy, tired or drowsy
  • difficulty controlling movements and feeling unsteady
  • skin reactions, including hives (urticaria) which may be severe
  • Changes in liver enzyme levels (usually without any symptoms)
  • swollen ankles or lower legs, fluid retention weight gain
  • low sodium levels in the blood causing headache, confusion, being sick, lethargy, muscular twitching, convulsions
  • double vision, eyesight changes e.g. blurred vision
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • changes in the blood including an increased tendency to bruise or bleed
  • eosinophilia (increase in some white blood cells)
  • increase in alkaline phosphatase (an enzyme found in body tissues such as liver and bone)
  • abnormal movements or uncontrollable muscle spasms involving the arms, legs, eye, head, neck and other parts of the body
  • shaking (tremor)
  • diarrhoea or constipation
  • Increased levels of certain enzymes in the body (seen in a blood test)
  • folic acid deficiency
  • increased levels of white blood cells in the body (seen in a blood test)
  • fever
  • disease of the lymph glands
  • hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not there)
  • depression or mood changes
  • feeling restless, aggressive or agitated
  • feeling confused
  • numbness or tingling in the hands or feet, weakness of the arms or legs
  • muscle weakness, loss of muscle control, speech problems, uncontrolled movements of the face and tongue
  • loss of appetite
  • raised or low blood pressure
  • changes in heart rhythm
  • stomach pain
  • itching (pruritus)
  • porphyria (a disorder of blood pigment)
  • swelling of the breasts, leaking of milk from the breasts, which may occur in both males and females
  • softening of the bones, osteoporosis
  • abnormal results from thyroid tests
  • raised fat levels in the blood
  • changes in taste or hearing, ringing in the ears
  • ‘sticky’ eyes (conjunctivitis), cataracts, raised pressure in the eyes
  • a racing or slowed heartbeat
  • difficulty breathing, pneumonia, inflammation of the lungs, fever sore mouth or tongue, swollen tongue
  • changes in skin pigmentation
  • purple or red-brown spots visible through the skin (purpura)
  • skin sensitive to light, acne, excessive sweating, hair loss or growth on the body or face
  • joint pain, muscle pain or cramp
  • kidney problems
  • sexual difficulties including reduced male fertility, loss of sexual desire or drive, inability to get or maintain an erection
  • lowered immunity and an increase in the number of infections
Additional Information


  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
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