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Side effect(s) of Rufinamide


Review the side-effects of Rufinamide as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

  Most Common
- Drowsiness.

  Central Nervous System
- Headache, fatigue, dizziness, incoordination, aggression and tremor.

  Gastrointestinal
- Vomiting, nausea, upper abdominal pain, constipation and indigestion.

  Skin
- Rash and itching.

  Respiratory
- Inflammation of bronchus/sinus/nasopharynx.

  Eye and ENT
- Ear infection, blurred vision and night blindness.

  Miscellaneous
- Back pain and fainting.

Other Precautions :

If condition worsens consult with your doctor.
It may affect the effect of hormonal birth control pills; use proper method to prevent pregnancy.
Monitor complete blood cell counts and liver function while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Rufinamide

Rufinamide(Banzel) generic is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in children 4 years and older and adults. It works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain.


Trade Names for Rufinamide

International :


Banzel
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