ZEN 200 Tablet is an anti-epileptic
medicine used to treat epilepsy. It helps prevent certain types of seizures
(fits). It is also prescribed for a painful condition of the face, head, and
neck known as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetes-related nerve pain (diabetic
ZEN 200 Tablet must be taken with or without food, but take
it at the same time every day. The dose and how often you need to take it will
be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your
symptoms. It may be increased gradually. Many other medicines can interfere
with this medicine so tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking
to make sure it is safe.
You can take this medicine with or without food but take it
regularly at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit. It is important
to take this medicine for as long as you are advised, even if you feel well.
Missing even a single dose may trigger a seizure and, if you stop taking it
abruptly, your condition may get worse.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea,
vomiting, feeling dizzy, tired or drowsy, unsteadiness (balance disorder),
constipation, dry mouth, and itching. Some people may develop blurring of
vision and slurred speech. Most of the side effects are not serious. However,
let your doctor know straight away if you notice a skin rash or if your mood
becomes depressed or if you develop any thoughts about harming yourself.
Before taking ZEN 200
Tablet, tell your doctor if you have any heart problems, kidney or liver
disease, difficulty in urinating, or any mental illness like depression. These
conditions may affect your treatment. You may be advised some blood tests (eg.
CBC) before starting treatment and then periodically thereafter, to monitor