Sabril Oral Tablet 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Sabril: Oral tablet (500mg)

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What is this Medicine?

VIGABATRIN (vye GA ba trin) is used to control seizures caused by certain types of epilepsy.

In-Depth Information

Sabril 500mg Tablet

NDC: 673860111
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Partial Seizures, Infantile Spasms

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Sabril 500mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Sabril 500mg Tablet

Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
2.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tooth Pain Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Acne Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
3.0-8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
3.0-14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
3.0-16.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
3.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
4.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
4.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
4.0-29.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
4.0-14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
4.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
4.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Double Vision Incidence:
5.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
5.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
5.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
5.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
6.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
6.0-14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
6.0-47.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irritability Incidence:
7.0-23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
7.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
9.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
>30.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
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 Sabril 500mg Tablet

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 Sabril 500mg Tablet(Vigabatrin)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Vigabatrin)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially 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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