What is Epitol?
Epitol is an anticonvulsant. It works by decreasing nerve impulses that cause seizures and pain.
What is Epitol used for?
Epitol is used to treat seizures and nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy. This medicine is also used to treat bipolar disorder.
How should Epitol be consumed?
Take with food. Swallow the extended-release tablet or capsule whole and do not crush, chew, or break it. Inform the doctor if you cannot swallow a pill whole.
What should be avoided while taking Epitol?
Grapefruit may interact with Epitol and shall lead to unwanted side effects. Avoid the use of grapefruit products. Avoid performing driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.
What other drugs will affect Epitol?
Using Epitol with other drugs that make you drowsy can worsen this effect. Ask your doctor before using opioid medication, a sleeping pill, a muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.