Mazetol SR 300 Tablet
Mazetol 300 MG Tablet SR essentially treats nerve pain like trigeminal neuralgia as well as diabetic neuropathy. Moreover, the drug also effectively treats bipolar disorder. Mazetol 300 MG Tablet SR functions as an anticonvulsant and decreases the occurrence of abnormal nerve impulses in the brain which can lead to severe reactions like seizures and acute pain.
The effect of the medicine is quite slow and does lead to some side effects; it may take about a couple of weeks or more for your condition to improve. The medicine should be taken as prescribed, as directions of the doctor should be adhered to strictly.
Before starting the drug make sure to give your doctor detailed information about any existing health issues and allergies. Before taking this medication to inform the doctor, if you are or suffer from:
Pregnant or going to become pregnant
If you are on the drug during your pregnancy make sure to clearly follow the doctor’s instructions on dosage and consumption. Do not stop the drug or increase dosage without the doctor’s advice as it can cause severe complications for the baby.
Symptoms of overdose include dizziness ataxia, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, tremor, agitation, nystagmus, urinary retention, dysrhythmias, coma, seizures, twitches, respiratory depression, neuromuscular disturbances.
Provide general supportive care. Activated charcoal is effective at binding certain chemicals and this is especially true for carbamazepine; other treatment is supportive/symptomatic. Treatment consists of inducing emesis or gastric lavage.
EKG should also be monitored to detect cardiac dysfunction. Monitor blood pressure, body temperature, pupillary reflexes, bladder function for several days following ingestion.
Take exactly as directed (do not increase dose or frequency or discontinue without consulting prescriber). Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids unless instructed to restrict fluid intake).
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.
The medication can treat the below provided problems:
A patient can suffer from the following side effects:
Missed Dose instructions
If you miss a dose of Mazetol 300 MG Tablet SR, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medication belongs to the class anticonvulsant. It works by reducing the excitation of the brain cells by inhibiting the sodium channels thus inhibits the repetitive firing of brain cells.