(e ZOG a been) Brand: Potiga
What is the most significant information I must know about ezogabine?
Follow all directions on your medication label and package. Speak every of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.
Ezogabine can reason urination problems. Call your doctor at once if you have few or no urination, painful or difficult urination, or trouble emptying your bladder.
What is ezogabine?
Ezogabine is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant.
Ezogabine is used to treat partial-onset seizures in adults.
Ezogabine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medicine guide.
What must I discuss with my healthcare provider till taking ezogabine?
You must not use ezogabine if you are allergic to it.
To create certain you can safely use ezogabine, speak your doctor if you have any of these another conditions:
· kidney disease;
· liver disease;
· an enlarged prostate;
· urination problems;
· heart malady or a heart rhythm disorder;
· a history of depression, mental diseases, or suicidal thoughts or actions;
· a private or family history of Long QT syndrome; or
· an electrolyte imbalance (such as low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood).
Long-term use of ezogabine has caused a blue-colored appearance of the skin or eyes in some people. This effect was seen mainly in the lips, person, legs, fingernails, and toenails. You may need to have your eyes checked till you start taking ezogabine.
Ezogabine may be habit forming. Never share ezogabine with other face, especially somebody with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Hold the medicine in a seat where others can't get to it.
FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether ezogabine will harm an unborn child. Speak your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.
If you are pregnant, your name may be listed on a pregnancy registry. This is to track the outcome of the pregnancy and to estimate any effects of ezogabine on the baby.
It is not known whether ezogabine passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing child. You must not breast-feed while you are using ezogabine.
Do not give this medicine to anyone under 18 years old without medical advice.
How must I take ezogabine?
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your doze to create certain you get the excellent results. Do not take this medication in larger or less amounts or for longer than recommended.
You may take ezogabine with or without food.
Do not crush, chew, interrupt, or dissolve a ezogabine tablet. Swallow it intact.
Your vision may need to be checked while you are taking ezogabine.
Do not stop using ezogabine without first talking to your doctor, even if you feel beautiful. You may have heighten seizures if you stop using ezogabine suddenly. You may need to use smaller and smaller till you stop the medicine completely.
This medicine can reason unusual results with determined medical trials. Speak any doctor who treats you that you are using ezogabine.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Hold track of the amount of medication used from every new bottle. Ezogabine is a drug of abuse and you must be aware if anyone is using your medication improperly or without a prescription.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed doze as soon as you remember. Skip the missed doze if it is nearly time for your following scheduled doze. Do not take extra medication to create up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Search abnormal medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include feeling irritable, agitated, or aggressive.
What must I avoid while taking ezogabine?
This medicine may reason 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.
Drinking alcohol can magnify determined side effects of ezogabine.
What are the possible side effects of ezogabine?
Get abnormal medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your person, lips, tongue, or throat.
Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, or if you feel agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
· painful or difficult urination;
· few or no urination;
· trouble emptying your bladder; or
· confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior.
General side effects may include:
· dizziness, spinning sensation;
· weakness, loss of balance or coordination;
· drowsiness, weary feeling;
· memory problems, trouble concentrating;
· blurred vision, double vision;
· problems with speech or walking.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may message side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What another drugs will affect ezogabine?
Speak your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with ezogabine, especially:
· digoxin; or
This list is not complete. Another drugs may interact with ezogabine, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal commodity. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medicine manual.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ezogabine.
Remember, hold this and all another medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medicine only for the indication prescribed.
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