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.