Aptiom is an anticonvulsant medication that works by decreasing nerve impulses that cause seizures and pain. It is recommended medication in the treatment of epilepsy. The main active component of this medicine is Eslicarbazepine Acetate. It is used alone or with other medications to treat partial-onset seizures in adults and children who are at least 4 years old. This drug has been manufactured by the trusted company, Sunovion Pharma.
Manufacturer: Sunovion Pharma
Active Ingredient: The active ingredient of this medicine is Eslicarbazepine Acetate, which is the acetate ester, with S configuration, of licarbazepine. An anticonvulsant, it is approved for use as adjunctive therapy for epilepsy. It plays a role as an anticonvulsant and a drug allergen. It is an acetate ester, a dibenzoazepine, a carboxamide, and a member of ureas. It derives from a licarbazepine. This medicine is a prodrug that is rapidly converted to eslicarbazepine, the primary active metabolite in the body.
Indications: Eslicarbazepine composed medication Aptiom is used alone or with other medications to treat a certain type of seizure disorder or focal seizures. It belongs to a class of drugs known as anticonvulsants. It may reduce the number of seizures you have.
Action Mechanism: This anticonvulsant drug works by decreasing nerve impulses that cause seizures and pain. Aptiom also helps to reduce the number of seizures an individual has.
Dosages: This medicine is available for oral consumption and in dosage as mentioned below:
- 200 mg: This medicine shall be taken with or without food as directed by the doctor, usually once a day
- 400 mg: It is to be consumed once a day exactly as directed by the doctor
- 600 mg: This tablet shall be consumed once a day with or without food as prescribed by the doctor
- 800 mg: Take this medicine as advised by the doctor
Note: Seek medical treatment if a person has a serious drug reaction that can affect many parts of the body.