Zenoxa 450 Tablet
Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet acts as an anticonvulsant, and helps treat particular seizures in individuals who suffer from epilepsy. The doctor may either prescribe only this drug, or prescribe it with other drugs. Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet slows down abnormal brain nerve impulses, thus treating seizures.
The medication is meant for oral consumption and can be taken before or after a meal. The dosage should be taken on time and at regular intervals. Suddenly discontinuing the drug can lead to an onset of seizures. Thus, Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet should be gradually stopped if the need arises.
The drug can lead to certain side effects which include – dizzy spells, feeling sleepy, confusion and problems with coordination. It can also cause diarrhea, indigestion, pain the stomach and vomiting. In case of the following severe reactions to the drug immediate medical help should be opted for-
Severe chest pain
Appearance of blood in stool
Anxiety and sudden mood changes
Tremor in hands and feet
In case of any other reaction to the drug seek medical aid as well. It is also important that certain safety measures are taken when on Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet. For instance, one should avoid driving or very sudden movement as dizziness can result. Alcohol consumption should also be avoided.
The drug can lead to a severe skin reaction in case of many individuals, especially those who have the HLA-B*1502 gene type. In this case seek treatment from your doctor immediately. The drug should preferably not be taken by pregnant women or breast feeding mothers as it can harm the child.
Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet should be stored at approximately 25 degree Celsius. The drug should not come in contact with heat and moisture as well as light. Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet should be kept away from children and pets too.
Hormonal contraceptives may be less effective when used with Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet; caution should be exercised if alcohol is taken with Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet, due to the possible additive sedative effects and that it may cause dizziness and somnolence; therefore, early in therapy be advised not to drive or operate machinery.
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 Psychiatrist before using this medicine.
The most common use of this medication is:
Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Epilepsy which is a brain disorder that causes repeated seizures. Uncontrolled jerking movements and loss of consciousness are some of the symptoms of Epilepsy.
Below are some of the common side effects of this medicine:
Missed Dose instructions
If you miss a dose of Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet, 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.
Zenoxa 450 MG Tablet 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. Additionally increased potassium conductance and modulation of high-voltage activated calcium channels may contribute to the anticonvulsant effects of the drug.