- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Disease Interactions
- 11 Technical Classification
- 12 Storage Conditions
- 13 Available Alternatives
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OverviewPERAMPANEL is a Schedule H drug.
Perampanel is an anticonvulsant used to treat seizures in adults and children who are at least 12 years old.This medication is an antiepileptic drug, prescribed for partial-onset seizures. It is for people who take anti-seizure medications and still have seizures.It prevents seizures in patients with epilepsy by blocking a receptor in the brain known as the glutamate receptor, thereby suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
UsagePERAMPANEL is generally used to treat: Epilepsy, Epilepsy In Children, Seizure
PERAMPANEL can address symptoms like: Unusual Behavior, Fainting, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs), Anxiety, Depressed Mood
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
How Do I Take It?PERAMPANEL is generally taken With Food.
Route of Administration: Oral
- You should not use perampanel if you are allergic to it.
- Do not start or stop taking seizure medication during pregnancy without your doctor’s advice. Perampanel is usually taken at bedtime. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose.
- Do not use perampanel in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Perampanel may be habit-forming. Never share perampanel with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction.
- Shake the oral suspension (liquid) well just before you measure a dose. Measure liquid medicine with the dosing syringe provided, or with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup.
- Do not stop using any other seizure medications suddenly, even if you feel fine.
- Perampanel may be a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription.
- Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how perampanel will affect you,Dizziness or severe drowsiness can cause falls or other accidents.
- Drinking alcohol with this medicine can cause side effects.
Symptoms of OverdosagePERAMPANEL over-dosage can result in: Mood Swings, Agitation, Inappropriate Behavior
Common Side-EffectsPERAMPANEL : Muscle Pain, Joint Pain, Vertigo, Head Headache, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea, Vomit, Restless Or Irritability, Loss Of Coordination, Weight Gain, Abdomen Pain, Easy Bruising, Dry Mouth, Fatigue (tiredness), Spinning Sensation, Back Pain, Abdomen Bloating Or Fullness, Eyes Blurred Vision, Body Pain, Chills, Confusion, Slurred Speech, Body Loss Of Movement, Decreased Urination, Cough, Eyes Double Vision (without One Eye Covered), Irregular Heartbeat, Fever, Increased Thirst, Loss Of Voice, Nasal Congestion, Arms Pain, Runny Nose, Sneezing, Throat Soreness, Difficulty Talking, Weight Loss (unintentional)
Serious Side-EffectsPERAMPANEL : Hyperventilation, Insomnia, Panic Attack, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Mood Swings, Hyperventilating (rapid/deep Breathing), Difficulty Sleeping, Body Difficulty Walking, Anxiety, Unusual Behavior, Frequent Falls
Rare Side-EffectsPERAMPANEL : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin, Face Swelling, Difficulty Breathing
Disease InteractionsPERAMPANEL can interfere with: Acute Renal Failure, Depression, Psychosis, Hyperlipidemia, Obesity, Acute Liver Failure
Technical ClassificationPERAMPANEL is categorized as: AMPA RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS / ANTICONVULSANTS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
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