Felbamate

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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Felbamate purchase.

Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Felbamate before taking it.

Felbamate uses

Felbamate is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for seizures.

Felbamate indications

Felbamate is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for seizures. It works by decreasing abnormal activity in the brain.

Felbamate contraindication

Contraindicated in patients with blood dyscrasia, liver dysfunction, and hypersensitivity.

Felbamate dosage

Adults (14 years of age and over)- PO- The recommended dose is 1,200 mg/day in 3 or 4 divided doses; increase in 600 mg increments every 2-week to 2,400mg/day and then 3,600 mg/day if indicated.

Felbamate usage

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food three or four times a day.

Felbamate precautions

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 Felbamate.
Patient may develop with increased risk of suicidal thoughts.
Monitor liver function tests and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking Felbamate.

Felbamate side effects

Most Common - Loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and headache.
Body as a Whole - Fatigue, decreased weight and face swelling.
Central Nervous System - Sleeplessness and anxiety.
Skin - Pimples and rash.
Gastrointestinal - Indigestion, constipation, diarrhea and increased SGPT.
Metabolic - Decrease in blood minerals.
Respiratory - Upper respiratory tract infection and nose inflammation.
Eye - Double vision and ear inflammation.
Genitourinary - Abnormal vaginal bleeding and urinary tract infection.

Felbamate warning

Avoid excess dosage.

Felbamate storage conditions

Store it at controlled room temperature (20-25°C).

Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Felbamate medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
400 mg100 $464.39USA
600 / 5ml100 $240.26USA
600 mg100 $531.49USA


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
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Felbamate - Frequently asked Questions

Can Felbamate be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

Can Felbamate be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Felbamate be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Reviews

Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Felbamate, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Felbamate. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology