About Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s
Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s belongs to a group of medicines called “antiepileptic (AED)/ anticonvulsant agent’ that is primarily indicated in the treatment of epilepsy (Monotherapy and Adjunctive therapy) and It can also be taken to prevent migraine. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder that is responsible for causing unprovoked, recurrent seizures in the body. A seizure is a sudden attack in the brain that makes a person lose control of their actions. Migraine is a mental condition that often causes intense or debilitating headaches with difficulty speaking, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound.
Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s is responsible for restoring the balance of neural activity by diminishing the spread of seizure movement in the brain. By controlling the electrical activity of the brain, it controls seizures and relieves the symptoms of migraine. Take Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s in an empty stomach without food with one glass of water. Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s is only available on prescription. It comes as tablets or capsules intended to be taken by mouth only. Swallow the medication as a whole without crushing or breaking it. Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s doses are sometimes advised according to the weight of children so the doctor will change the dose if the child gains or lose weight.
The possible side effects of topiramate include feeling sleepy, dizziness, diarrhoea and feeling sick. Some of the side effects do not even require medical attention and these are usually mild and go away by themselves. Consult with the doctor if any of these side effects continue or get worse with time.
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Uses of Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s
Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s is an antiepileptic (AED) medicine that is used to treat epilepsy in mono or adjunctive therapy and migraine. In Monotherapy epilepsy, Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s is suggested for patients above 2 years of age with partial-onset or primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures. In Adjunctive therapy epilepsy, Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s is suggested in patients of 2 to 16 years of age with partial-onset seizures or primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures while in patients more than 2 years of age, Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s is suggested in patients with seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS). In migraine, Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s is suggested for prophylaxis of migraine. Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s works by blocking the voltage-dependent sodium and calcium channels and increasing the inhibitory actions of GABA. In epilepsy, Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s controls the uncontrolled activity of nerves in the brain and thus prevents or controls seizures. While in migraine, Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s tranquilizes the overactive nerve cells in the brain that are responsible for causing migraine.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s
Along with the beneficial effects, Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s may cause some undesirable effects. However, not every person faces these effects, and even sometimes, these undesirable effects do not require the doctor’s attention. The possible side effects of Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s include tingling of the arms and legs, not feeling hungry, nausea, change in taste buds, diarrhoea, weight loss, nervousness, upper respiratory tract infection, etc. If a person notices any severe side effects or if side effects happen for a long duration after taking Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s, then they should consult with their doctor.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s may cause a congenital disability called cleft lip in unborn baby, so the use of this medicine is not allowed in pregnant females. Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s may increase the body temperature and reduce sweating, so one should report it to the doctor if they are noticing decreased sweating and hot, dry skin. Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s may enhance the level of acid in the blood so one should tell their doctor if they have irregular heartbeats or loss of hunger. Before taking Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s, tell the doctor if you have diarrhoea, metabolic acidosis, eye problems, liver disease. Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s may affect the working of contraceptives that include the combined pill, vaginal ring, patches,progestogen-only contraceptive pill, and emergency contraception. So, one should tell their doctor if they are using any contraceptives to prevent pregnancy.
Drug-Drug Interaction: A person should tell the doctor about all the medications they are using, including the medicines used to treat diabetes (metformin, glibenclamide, pioglitazone), medicines used to treat depression or anxiety (venlafaxine, amitriptyline), medicines for heart or blood pressure (diltiazem, hydrochlorothiazide, propranolol), antipsychotic medicines (risperidone), and or any other epilepsy medicines.
Drug-Food Interaction: The use of alcohol with Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s is restricted as alcohol may worsen the side effects of the medicine.
Drug-Disease Interaction: The use of Nextop 50 Tablet 10’s is restricted in patients dealing with bone marrow depression/blood dyscrasias, hyperthermia, severe liver disease, suicidal tendency, renal dysfunction, metabolic acidosis, angle-closure glaucoma, hemodialysis, and nephrolithiasis