Felbatol

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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Felbatol 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 Felbatol before taking it.

Felbatol

What is Felbatol

Treating certain types of seizures. It may be used alone or with other medicines.
Felbatol is an anticonvulsant. It works by controlling nerve impulses in the brain, which prevents or reduces some types of seizures.

Important safety information:

  • Felbatol may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or double vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Felbatol with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
  • Patients who take Felbatol may be at increased risk for suicidal thoughts or actions. The risk may be greater in patients who have had suicidal thoughts or actions in the past. Watch patients who take Felbatol closely. Contact the doctor at once if new, worsened, or sudden symptoms such as depressed mood; anxious, restless, or irritable behavior; panic attacks; or any unusual changes in mood or behavior occur. Contact the doctor right away if any signs of suicidal thoughts or actions occur.
  • Hormonal birth control may not work as well while you are using Felbatol. To prevent pregnancy, use an extra form of birth control (eg, condoms).
  • Lab tests, including liver function tests and complete blood cell counts, may be performed while you use Felbatol. These tests may be used to monitor your condition or check for side effects. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments.
  • Use Felbatol with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more sensitive to its effects.
  • Felbatol should be used with extreme caution in certain CHILDREN; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed. Discuss with your doctor the risks and benefits of giving Felbatol to your child.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Felbatol while you are pregnant. Felbatol is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Felbatol, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
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Felbatol side effects

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
  • Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; fatigue; headache; indigestion; loss of appetite; mild stomach pain; nausea; trouble sleeping; vomiting; weight changes.
  • Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
  • Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); agitation; chest pain; dark urine; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; loss of coordination; mouth sores; muscle pain; nervousness; new or worsening mental or mood changes (eg, anxiety, depression, restlessness, irritability, panic attacks, behavior changes); new or worsening seizures; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; severe or persistent stomach pain; suicidal thoughts or actions; unusual bruising or bleeding; vision changes; weakness; yellowing of the eyes or skin.

  • This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.
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    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 Felbatol medicine in some well-known online stores.

    StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
    600 mg90 $236.00
    400 mg100 $624.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
    600 mg100 $676.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
    600 mg100 $671.67Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    400 mg100 $624.00Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA


    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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    Felbatol - Frequently asked Questions

    Can Felbatol 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.

    Who should not take Felbatol?

    Some medical conditions may interact with Felbatol. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

    • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
    • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
    • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
    • if you have kidney or liver problems
    • if you have a history of mental or mood problems, or suicidal thoughts or actions

    Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Felbatol. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

    • Gabapentin because the actions and side effects of Felbatol may be increased
    • Carbamazepine, hydantoins (eg, phenytoin), or phenobarbital because the effectiveness of Felbatol may be decreased
    • Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), hydantoins (eg, phenytoin), phenobarbital, or valproic acid because the actions and side effects of these medicines may be increased
    • Hormonal contraceptives (eg, birth control pills) because their effectiveness may be decreased by Felbatol

    This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Felbatol may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

    How should I take Felbatol?

    Use Felbatol as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

    • After discussing this medication with your health care provider, you must read, initial, and sign a patient information/consent form before taking Felbatol. Do not sign the consent form if there is anything you do not understand.
    • Felbatol may be taken with food if it upsets your stomach.
    • Do not suddenly stop taking Felbatol. You may have an increased risk of side effects (eg, seizures). If you need to stop taking Felbatol or add a new medicine, your doctor will gradually lower your dose.
    • Continue to use Felbatol even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses.
    • If you miss a dose of Felbatol, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

    Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Felbatol.

    Can Felbatol be taken or consumed while pregnant?

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

    Can Felbatol 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 Felbatol, 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 Felbatol. 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