- 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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OverviewTIAGABINE is a Schedule H drug.
Tiagabine is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant.Tiagabine is used in combination with other medications to treat partial seizures.Tiagabine controls seizures by increasing the levels of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
UsageTIAGABINE is generally used to treat: Epilepsy, Seizure
TIAGABINE can address symptoms like: Abdomen Pain, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Unusual Behavior, Fainting, Anxiety, Depressed Mood
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: 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: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
How Do I Take It?TIAGABINE is generally taken With Food.
Route of Administration: Oral
- You should not use tiagabine if you are allergic to it.
- Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
- Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Tiagabine is often given in combination with other medications.
- Your dose of tiagabine may need to be changed if you start or stop using other seizure medicines.Follow your doctor’s dosing instructions very carefully.
- Use tiagabine regularly to get the most benefit
- Wear a medical alert tag or carry an ID card stating that you take tiagabine. Any medical care provider who treats you should know that you take seizure medication.
- Do not stop using tiagabine suddenly, even if you feel fine. Stopping suddenly may cause increased seizures.
- Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
- Tiagabine may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Symptoms of OverdosageTIAGABINE over-dosage can result in: Slurred Speech, Drowsiness, Loss Of Coordination, Muscle Stiffness, Confusion, Agitation, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs)
Common Side-EffectsTIAGABINE : Diarrhoea, Mouth Ulcer, Pain, Itchy Skin, Fatigue (tiredness), Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea, Abdomen Pain, Nervousness, Restless Or Irritability, Difficulty Concentrating, Confusion, Slurred Speech, Depressed Mood, Chills, Fever, Head Headache, Throat Soreness, Vomit, Eyes Change In Vision, Difficulty Sleeping
Serious Side-EffectsTIAGABINE : Depression, Body Discoloration, Loss Of Appetite, Unusual Behavior, Mood Swings
Rare Side-EffectsTIAGABINE : Skin Rash, Agitation, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Pain With Urination, Difficulty Urinating, Weakness (generalized), Frequent Urge To Urinate, Memory Problems, Hyperactive Behavior, Eyes Jerking Eye Movements
Disease InteractionsTIAGABINE can interfere with: Acute Liver Failure, Depression, Psychosis
Technical ClassificationTIAGABINE is categorized as: GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID REUPTAKE INHIBITORS / ANTICONVULSANTS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
Common Drugs with TIAGABINE as Ingredient
|TIGATEL 12MG TAB||TIAGABINE 12.0 MG|
|TIGATEL 2MG TAB||TIAGABINE 2.0 MG|
|TIGATEL 4MG TAB||TIAGABINE 4.0 MG|