FELBAMATE is a Schedule H drug.
Felbamate is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant.Felbamate is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat seizures in adults with epilepsy. Felbamate is also used to treat children with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a severe form of childhood epilepsy that also causes developmental and behavior problems.Felbamate is usually given after other seizure medications have been tried without successful treatment of symptoms.


FELBAMATE is generally used to treat: Epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Seizure
FELBAMATE can address symptoms like: Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

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: Not Advised for age < 2yrs

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Oral


  • Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • Follow the directions on your prescription label.Contact your doctor if your seizures get worse or you have them more often while taking felbamate.Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver problems, mental illness, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or double vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.Patient may develop with increased risk of suicidal thoughts.
  • Monitor liver function tests and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

Symptoms of Overdosage

FELBAMATE over-dosage can result in: Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Abdomen Upset Stomach, Unusual Behavior

Common Side-Effects

FELBAMATE : Muscle Pain, Joint Pain, Muscle Cramp, Pimples, Skin Rash, Agitation, Cloudy Urine With Strong Odor, Frequent Urge To Urinate, Loss Of Appetite, Lower Back Pain, Difficulty Breathing, Face Swelling, Eyes Blurred Vision, Body Loss Of Movement, Weight Loss (unintentional), Ears Pain, Drowsiness, Neck Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Loss Of Voice, Difficulty Swallowing

Serious Side-Effects

FELBAMATE : Dementia, Depression, Bladder Control, Loss Of, Mouth Ulcer, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Hiccups, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Chest Pain, Chills, Confusion, Cough, Delusions, Fever, Pain With Urination, Shortness Of Breath, Throat Soreness, Fatigue (tiredness)

Rare Side-Effects

FELBAMATE : Hives, Nosebleeds, Pain, Vomit, Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Head Headache, Abdomen Pain, Change In Stools, Eyes Yellow Eyes, Nasal Congestion

Disease Interactions

FELBAMATE can interfere with: Aplastic Anemia, Acute Liver Failure, Acute Renal Failure

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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