Uses

This medication is used to treat a certain type of seizure disorder (partial onset). It is not known exactly how it works, but it may affect the action of some nerves that cause seizures.

How to use Xcopri Maintenance Pack 350 Mg/Day (200 Mg X 1 And 150 1) Tablets Anticonvulsants

Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking cenobamate and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. The manufacturer directs to swallow this medication whole with liquid. However, many similar drugs (immediate-release tablets) can be split, crushed, or chewed. Follow your doctor's directions on how to take this medication.

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. To reduce your risk of side effects, your doctor may direct you to start this medication at a low dose and gradually increase your dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.

Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor. Some conditions (such as seizure) may become worse when this drug is suddenly stopped. Also, suddenly stopping this medication may cause withdrawal, especially if you have used it for a long time or in high doses. To prevent withdrawal, your doctor may lower your dose slowly over at least 2 weeks. Tell your doctor or pharmacist right away if you have any withdrawal symptoms such as decreased appetite or mental/mood changes such as depression, loss of memory, trouble sleeping.

Though it helps many people, this medication may sometimes cause addiction. This risk may be higher if you have a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/alcohol). Take this medication exactly as prescribed to lower the risk of addiction. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

Keep this medicine in a safe place to prevent theft, misuse, or abuse.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.

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