LACOSAMIDE- lacosamide tablet, film coated
Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc.
film coated tablet, for oral use, CV
Dispense with Medication Guide available at: www.bpirx.com/products/patientinformation
Read this Medication Guide before you start taking lacosamide tablets and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Medication Guide describes important safety information about lacosamide tablets. This information does not take the place of talking to your healthcare provider about your medical condition or treatment.
Do not stop taking lacosamide tablets without first talking to your healthcare provider. Stopping lacosamide tablets suddenly can cause serious problems. Stopping seizure medicine suddenly in a patient who has epilepsy can cause seizures that will not stop (status epilepticus).
Lacosamide tablets can cause serious side effects, including:
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What are lacosamide tablets?
Lacosamide tablets are a prescription medicine used:
It is not known if lacosamide tablets are safe and effective for partial-onset seizures in children under 1 month of age.
What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking lacosamide tablets?
Before you take lacosamide tablets, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Taking lacosamide tablets with certain other medicines may cause side effects or affect how well they work. Do not start or stop other medicines without talking to your healthcare provider. Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them and show it to your healthcare provider and pharmacist each time you get a new medicine.
How should I take lacosamide tablets?
What should I avoid while taking lacosamide tablets?
Do not drive, operate heavy machinery, or do other dangerous activities until you know how lacosamide tablets affect you. Lacosamide tablets may cause you to feel dizzy, have double vision, feel sleepy, or have problems with coordination and walking.
What are the possible side effects of lacosamide tablets?
Lacosamide tablets may cause other serious side effects including:
The most common side effects of lacosamide tablets include:
These are not all of the possible side effects of lacosamide tablets. For more information ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Tell your healthcare provider about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
How should I store lacosamide tablets?
Keep lacosamide tablets and all medicines out of the reach of children.
General Information about the safe and effective use of lacosamide tablets.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use lacosamide tablets for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give lacosamide tablets to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.
This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about lacosamide tablets. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about lacosamide tablets that is written for health professionals.
For more information, contact Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. at 1-800-367-3395 or at www.bpirx.com.
What are the ingredients in lacosamide tablets?
Active ingredient: lacosamide
Tablet inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, hydroxypropyl cellulose, lecithin, low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, talc, titanium dioxide and additional ingredients listed below:
Additional pediatric use information is approved for UCB, Inc.'s VIMPAT ® (lacosamide) tablets. However, due to UCB, Inc.'s marketing exclusivity rights, this drug product is not labeled with that pediatric information.
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Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Berlin, CT 06037, USA
This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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