Petril-MD 0.5 Tablet
Petril 0.5mg Tablet MD is used to prevent as well as treat seizures. This medicine is referred to as an antiepileptic. Also known as anti-convulsant, Clonazepam helps to control panic attacks. The medication falls under a category of drugs known as benzodiazepines and works by calming the nerves and the brain.
Alone or as an adjunct, it is used in the treatment of petit mal variant, akinetic, myoclonic seizures, petit mal (absence) seizures which are unresponsive to succimides. It is also used to treat panic disorders with or without agoraphobia.
Clonazepam works like a tranquilizer. It impedes synaptic transmission. The medicine reduces serotonin usage and is able to treat anxiety and seizures. The dosage of Clonazepam will be prescribed by the doctor depending on your condition, how your response has been to the treatment so far, and also your age. When it comes to children, age is a determining factor.
To avoid any kind of complications of side effects in the first place, a lower dosage is suggested for adults. The side effects of this medication vary from one patient to another and it is suggested that you consult with a neurologist before deciding to use this medication.
Also, suddenly stopping the consumption of this medicine can result in withdrawal symptoms such as mood swings, muscle cramps, etc.
This medication helps in treating the following problems:
A few side effects of this medicine are provided below:
Uncoordinated Body Movements
Irregular Menstrual Periods
Are there any missed dose instructions?
On missing a dose it is recommended that you take the medication as soon as you remember it. However, if you are already in time for the next dose, then skip the earlier one.
Are there any overdose instructions?
If you happen to overdose you are likely to experience symptoms such as confusion, drowsiness and fainting.
Petril 0.5mg Tablet MD is an anti-convulsant and an ant-epileptic which acts like a tranquilizer. It inhibits the synaptic transmission that occurs in the central nervous system. It also reduces the use of serotonin by neurons and is used to treat seizures and anxiety.