Felbamate Oral Suspension 600Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Felbamate: Oral suspension (600mg)

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What is this Medicine?

FELBAMATE (fel BAM ate) is used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. This medicine is only for people who have not responded to other therapy.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Felbatol: Oral suspension (600mg)
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Felbamate 600mg/5ml Suspension

NDC: 651620686
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Partial Seizures

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Felbamate 600mg/5ml Suspension

Reported Side Effects for Felbamate 600mg/5ml Suspension

Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elated Mood Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Thoughts Of Suicide Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blistery Rash Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High White Blood Cells Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Phosphate Level Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Weakness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
3.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
3.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Double Vision Incidence:
3.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Phosphate Levels Incidence:
3.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Periods Incidence:
3.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
5.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
5.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
6.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
6.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
6.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
6.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
6.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
8.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
8.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
8.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Felbamate 600mg/5ml Suspension

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Felbamate 600mg/5ml Suspension(Felbamate)
Alcohol and Felbamate(Felbamate)
You should avoid alcoholic beverages while taking Felbamate. Alcohol can affect seizure control and interfere with the drug treatment, and may increase the risk of serious side effects. Decreased alertness, drowsiness, falls, or other side effects may occur. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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