Vigabatrin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Vigabatrin?

(vye GA ba trin)

• This medicine is used to prevent or control seizures.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have anemia, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have mental illness, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have eye problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks, talk with healthcare provider before stopping. You may want to gradually withdraw this medicine.

• Wear disease medical alert identification.

• Follow laws about driving with a seizure condition.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks...

 
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