Epitril MD 0.5 mg tablet : Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Novartis India

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Trade name: Epitril MD

Strength: 0.5 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Clonazepam

Category: Benzodiazepines (anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug)

Pregnancy category: Clonazepam belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: C And US FDA pregnancy category D.

Uses: Epitril MD 0.5 mg tablet is used to treat seizure disorders or panic disorder.

How to use: Take Epitril MD 0.5 mg tablet orally with or with out food. It is habit-forming drug. Do not take it larger dose or longer than prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking the dose suddently, you may experience withdrawal symptoms. Your doctor will increase the dose gradually and decrease the gradually.

Side Effects: Drowsiness, dizziness, depression, increased production of saliva, problems with memory, unsteadiness, decreased sexual ability.

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Dosage: For seizures 1.5 mg per day in 3 divided doses. Can be increased in increments util seizures comes under control or side effects occir. For panic disorder 0.25 mg two times daily. Maintenance dose is 1 mg orally per day.

Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: April 24 th, 2016