Vimloc 100mg Tablet contains the active ingredient Lacosamide. It is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy. Lacosamide works by stabilizing overactive electrical activity in the brain, thereby reducing the occurrence of seizures. Vimloc 100mg Tablet is usually taken orally as directed by a healthcare professional.
While Vimloc 100mg Tablet is generally well-tolerated, it may cause some side effects in certain individuals. Common side effects may include:
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
- Nausea or vomiting
- Fatigue or drowsiness
- Double vision or blurred vision
- Tremor or shaking
- Mood changes or irritability
- Skin rash or itching
- Difficulty with coordination
These side effects are usually mild and temporary. However, if you experience severe or persistent side effects, or any signs of an allergic reaction such as rash, itching, swelling, or difficulty breathing, discontinue use and seek medical attention immediately.
When Not to Use:
There are certain situations when Vimloc 100mg Tablet should be used with caution or avoided. It is important to consult with your doctor or healthcare provider before using this medication if:
- You are allergic to Lacosamide or any other ingredients in Vimloc 100mg Tablet.
- You have a history of heart problems or abnormal heart rhythm.
- You have liver or kidney disease.
- You are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. It is recommended to discuss the potential risks and benefits with your healthcare provider before using Vimloc 100mg Tablet during pregnancy.
- You are breastfeeding. It is advised to consult with your healthcare provider regarding the use of Vimloc 100mg Tablet while breastfeeding.
It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and frequency as directed by your healthcare provider. Do not abruptly stop taking Vimloc 100mg Tablet without consulting your doctor, as it may lead to an increase in seizures. Inform your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking to avoid potential drug interactions.
Please note that this information is not exhaustive and should not replace the advice of a healthcare professional. Always read the product label and consult with a healthcare provider for complete and accurate details regarding the usage, precautions, and potential side effects of Vimloc 100mg Tablet.