Felbamate


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
History of blood disorders. Active liver disease or history of hepatic impairment.
Special Precautions
Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Renal impairment. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Avoid exposure to UV radiation. Monitoring Parameters Perform CBC and LFT prior to and during treatment. Monitor for suicidality (e.g. depression, suicidal thoughts, mood/behavioural changes).
Adverse Reactions
Nervous: Headache, dizziness, anorexia, insomnia, somnolence, anxiety. GI: Nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, constipation or diarrhoea. Resp: Upper resp tract infection, rhinitis. Hepatic: Increased SGPT. Genitourinary: UTI, intramenstrual bleeding. Ophthalmologic: Diplopia. Otic:Otitis media. Dermatologic: Photosensitivity, acne, rash, facial oedema. Others: Fatigue, decreased wt, hypophosphataemia.
Potentially Fatal: Acute hepatic failure, aplastic anaemia.
Drug Interactions
Enhanced metabolism w/ enzyme inducers (e.g. phenobarbital, carbamazepine, phenytoin). Prolonged half-life w/ gabapentin.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
N03AX10 - felbamate ; Belongs to the class of other antiepileptics.
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