What is Epilim used for?
Epilim is an anticonvulsant medicine used to treat epilepsy in adults and children. It helps in reducing the number and severity of seizures.
How does Epilim work?
Epilim prevents epileptic fits by stabilising excessive electrical activity in the brain. It is thought to achieve this in two ways: by increasing the activity of a natural 'nerve-calming' agent called GABA in the brain, and by preventing electrical signals from building up in nerve cells in the brain.
Are there any side effects associated with consumption of Epilim?
The most common side effects of Epilim include feeling sick or shaky, an upset stomach, feeling sleepy and weight gain.
Who shouldn't take Epilim?
For women and girls that are pregnant or who wish to be pregnant, must not consume the medicine unless there is no safer alternative. This medicine must not be consumed during pregnancy for bipolar disorder or migraine.
How to consume Epilim?
Dosage and how often it has to be consuemd depends on what you are taking it for. Most people take it once or twice a day, starting with a low dose that shall gradually increase.