Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:49 am

Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet

Uses of Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet

Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Epilepsy, Relieve Pain in Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bipolar Disorder

Side effects of Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet are – Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet

Do not use Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Carbamazepine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet works

Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet contains – Carbamazepine

Carbamazepine works by reducing the spread of seizure activity in the brain and restoring the normal balance of nerve activity.

Dosage of Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet

The dosage of Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Zeptol CR 400mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Tegrital 400mg Tablet  ( Novartis India Ltd. )

33.60  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Mazetol SR 400mg Tablet  ( Abbott India Ltd. )

32.82  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- acetaminophen long-term use: Increased metabolism, leading to acetaminopheninduced hepatotoxicity or decreased acetaminophen effectiveness.

acetazolamide, cimetidine, clarithromycin, danazol, diltiazem, erythromycin, fluconazole, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, isoniazid, itraconazole, ketoconazole, loratadine, niacinamide, nicotinamide, propoxyphene, protease inhibitors, terfenadine, troleandomycin, valproate, verapamil: Increased blood carbamazepine level.

alprazolam, amitriptyline, bupropion, buspirone, citalopram, clobazam, clonazepam, clozapine, cyclosporine, delavirdine, desipramine, diazepam, dicumarol, doxycycline, ethosuximide, felodipine, glucocorticoids, haloperidol, itraconazole, lamotrigine, levothyroxine, lorazepam, methadone, methsuximide, midazolam, mirtazapine, nortriptyline, olanzapine, oral contraceptives, oxcarbazepine, phenytoin, praziquantel, protease inhibitors, quetiapine, risperidone, theophylline, tiagabine, topiramate, tramadol, triazolam, trazodone, valproate, warfarin ziprasidone, zonisamide: Decreased blood levels of these drugs cisplatin, doxorubicin, felbamate, methsuximide, phenytoin, rifampin, theophylline: Decreased blood carbamazepine level.

clomipramine, phenytoin, primidone: Increased blood levels of these drugs.

felbamate: Decreased blood level of felbamate or carbamazepine.

isoniazid: Increased risk of carbamazepine toxicity and isoniazid hepatotoxicity.

lamotrigine, phenobarbital, primidone, tricyclic antidepressants, valproic acid: Decreased blood levels of these drugs, increased blood level of carbamazepine.

lithium: Increased risk of CNS toxicity.

nefazodone: Decreased nefazodone effectiveness and increased carbamazepine level.

nondepolarizing neuromuscular blockers: Possibly reduced duration or decreased effectiveness of neuromuscular blocker.

oral anticoagulants: Increased metabolism and decreased effectiveness of anticoagulant.

Food :- grapefruit juice: Increased blood carbamazepine level.

Activity :- alcohol use: Increased sedative effect.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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