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Epiphen

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Epiphen

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Phenobarbital, Phenytoin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Epiphen Information

Epiphen Benefits & Uses

Epiphen is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary
  2. मिर्गी
  3. Insomnia
  4. Panic Attack and Disorder
  5. Arrhythmia
  6. Seizures Primary

Epiphen Dosage & How to Take

Phenobarbitone - फेनोबारबिटोन

Phenobarbitone दौरो या त्वरित आवेश को GABA के कार्य को बढ़ा कर नियंत्रित करता हैं, GABA एक रासायनिक संदेशवाहक है जो मस्तिष्क में तंत्रिका कोशिकाओं की असामान्य और अत्यधिक गतिविधि को दबाता है।

Phenytoin - फेनीटोइन

मस्तिष्क में नर्व सेल्स (कोशिकाएं) की असामान्य और अत्यधिक गतिविधि को दबाकर Phenytoin को दौरा पड़ने या मिर्गी को रोकता है।

 

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Epiphen

Phenobarbital
Phenytoin

Epiphen Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Epiphen is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Skin Rash Moderate
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Vertigo सामान्य
  6. Depression Moderate
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Photosensitivity
  9. Bronchospasm
  10. Angioedema Moderate
  11. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  12. Double Vision
  13. Anemia दुर्लभ
  14. Peripheral Neuropathy दुर्लभ
  15. Paresthesia
  16. Insomnia Mild
  17. Dizziness Mild
  18. Tremor
  19. Headache Mild
  20. Low energy
  21. Nervousness
  22. Unusual facial expression
  23. Unsteadiness

Epiphen Related Warnings

Is the use of Epiphen safe for pregnant women?

Epiphen shows severe effect on pregnant women. For this reason, take it after medical advice only. Taking it with your desire can be harmful.

Is the use of Epiphen safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Epiphen. Immediately discontinue Epiphen if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor says it is safe for you.

What is the effect of Epiphen on the Kidneys?

Epiphen has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

What is the effect of Epiphen on the Liver?

Epiphen has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

What is the effect of Epiphen on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Epiphen on [Organ] have been reported.

Severe Interaction of Epiphen with Other Drugs

Epiphen should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Epiphen Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Epiphen unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Depression
  3. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  4. Respiratory Depression
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Porphyria
  7. Heart Disease
  8. Depression
  9. Suicidal Tendency
  10. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  11. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  12. Liver Disease
  13. Kidney Disease
  14. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Epiphen

Is this Epiphen habit forming or addictive?

No, Epiphen is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, after taking Epiphen, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Epiphen only as per your doctor's advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Epiphen can treat mental disorders.

Epiphen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Epiphen

Taking Epiphen with food can create severe side effects. Discuss this with your doctor.

Interaction between Alcohol and Epiphen

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Epiphen as it can have severe side effects.

Epiphen से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

Question over 1 year ago

Can Epiphen cause liver damage?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

Rarely, Epiphen causes liver damage (hepatotoxicity) if this drug is taken in higher doses. This effect is reversible in nature and the normal function of the liver is restored after discontinuation of this drug.

Question almost 2 years ago

How to take Epiphen?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Take Epiphen as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food because the presence of food does not affect the absorption of this drug. Precautions must be taken in patients with depression, respiratory disease, and improper liver or kidney function.

Question over 1 year ago

Is Epiphen safe to use?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Yes, Epiphen is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, some side effects have been observed at regular doses these are drowsiness, nausea, and vomiting. Do not hesitate to inform your doctor if you are facing any of the above.

Question almost 2 years ago

What is Epiphen?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

Epiphen is a brand name of phenobarbital (Phenobarbitone) and it comes in form of a tablet, injection, syrup, and oral drops. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as barbiturates (sedative & hypnotic). It is used mainly for the treatment of seizures and epilepsy. It is also used for the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness). It is used off-label in the management of hyperbilirubinemia (high levels of bilirubin in the blood).

Question about 1 year ago

Is Epiphen addictive?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Long-term use of Epiphen might result in psychological and physiological dependence (addiction). Hence its long-term use should be avoided.

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