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General Information on Perampanel

Generic Name : Perampanel

Latest prescription information about Perampanel. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Perampanel

International- Fycompa.

Why is Perampanel Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antiepileptic drug, prescribed for partial-onset seizures. 

What is the dosage of Perampanel?

Dosage range: 8-12 mg/day.

How should Perampanel be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Perampanel?

Patient may develop with increased risk of suicidal thoughts; if it is so consult with your healthcare provider.

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of depression, suicidal thoughts, liver or kidney problems, alcoholism, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Perampanel?

   Most Common : Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, fatigue, irritability.
   Central Nervous System : Anxiety, blurred vision, aggression, angry, memory loss, weakness, confusion, tingling, incoordination, mood swings, sleep disorder, speech disorder.
   Gastrointestinal : Vomiting, constipation.
   Miscellaneous : Cough, leg pain, double vision, throat pain, swelling in the extremities, joint and muscle pain.

What are the other precautions for Perampanel?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Perampanel?

Store it at room temperature (15C to 30C).

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