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Will it make any side effect if I take 300 mg tab once instead of taking 3X100 mg of Eptoin?

I am a young man of 46. Since birth I was having seizures up to 5 years (no medication was given because of parents ignorance about this problem)...then when I was 24 I had my first seizure in my office, which I was aware, then I consulted the Neurologist and he prescribed Eptoin (100mg) for 3 years. I took the treatment as prescribed. Again in the year 1994, I had another seizure in a sports ground then one more in the year 1997, then again started treatment and I think I stopped after one year or so..Now two months back I had one more seizure. After consulting the Dr. he prescribed me again Eptoin (100 mg)x3, once a day (I take at night before sleep)...Now I have started taking Eptoin 300 mg, one tab before sleep....Will it make any side effect if I take 300 mg tab once instead of taking 3X100 mg... please guide me accordingly or any other medicines is taken along with 300 mg tablet to avoid its side effects, if any. And please also suggest me when should I take the medicine (in the morning or before going to bed)...One more think, when I took 300 mg. eptoin, the next moring I was feeling very tired and slight eye burning and heavy head...please guide me..
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jun 2010
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  User's Response
i am robin from mohali dr. my first seizure in my school mujhe bhut jaldi tenssion ho jati hai main bhut deep sochta ho pahta nai kyu aur mera headache hota hai ek side left side eyes ka upar jab v zara c koi baat ho bas main Eptoin (100mg)I take one morning and 2 night before sleep dr. plz help me mera report sab ok ati hai PGI chandigarh se chekup karwaya but my prob nt slove:(
Answered: Wed, 3 Nov 2010
  Anonymous's Response
Have the source of the pain around your eye traced. Resolve that and you will not have any fits/seizures.
Answered: Sun, 16 Jan 2011
OBGYN Dr. Rakhi Tayal's  Response
Hello. Taking a single 300mg tablet is equivalent to 3x100mg tablets taken togather at the same time. Heavy headedness on next morning is expected side effect and it is best to take it at night before resting half hour after your last meal.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Sun, 16 Jan 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
taking eption 100 mg (3 times a day) is equivalent to 300 mg. Drowsiness,, giddness,, burning sensation ,, headache are reported with eption,, howeber thersw are not side effects .. the best is to take Eption 300 in the morning as the effect will last for whole day,, and there is no case of missing the dose,, since Eption 300 is extended release tablet..
Answered: Wed, 13 Jul 2011
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