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Tiagabine Coupon - Tiagabine 2mg tablet

Generic Gabitril

Tiagabine (Gabitril) is an expensive drug used to control partial seizures in adults and children with epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic tiagabine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare anti-epileptics.
Tiagabine Coupon - Tiagabine 2mg tablet
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Tiagabine Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Wear a medical identification bracelet or chain to say you have epilepsy, and carry a card that lists all your medications.

It is important to take this medicine exactly as directed. When first starting treatment, your dose will need to be adjusted slowly. It may take weeks or months before your dose is stable. You should contact your doctor or health care professional if your seizures get worse or if you have any new types of seizures.

You may get drowsy, dizzy, or have blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. To reduce dizzy or fainting spells, do not sit or stand up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. Alcohol can increase drowsiness and dizziness. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

The use of this medicine may increase the chance of suicidal thoughts or actions. Pay special attention to how you are responding while on this medicine. Any worsening of mood, or thoughts of suicide or dying should be reported to your health care professional right away.

Women who become pregnant while using this medicine may enroll in the North American Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry by calling 1-888-233-2334. This registry collects information about the safety of antiepileptic drug use during pregnancy.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Blue or purple spots on skin

difficulty in concentrating or paying attention

Less common

Burning, numbness, or tingling sensations

clumsiness or unsteadiness

confusion

itching

mental depression

speech or language problems

Rare

Agitation

bloody or cloudy urine

burning, pain, or difficulty in urinating

frequent urge to urinate

generalized weakness

hostility

memory problems

quick to react or overreact emotionally

rash

uncontrolled back-and-forth and/or rolling eye movements

walking in unusual manner

Symptoms of overdose

Agitation (severe)

clumsiness or unsteadiness (severe)

coma

confusion (severe)

drowsiness (severe)

increase in seizures

mental depression

severe muscle twitching or jerking

sluggishness

speech problems (severe)

weakness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Chills

diarrhea

dizziness

drowsiness

fever

headache

muscle aches or pain

nervousness

sore throat

tremor

unusual tiredness or weakness

vomiting

Less common

Abdominal pain

flushing

impaired vision

increased appetite

increased cough

mouth ulcers

muscle weakness

nausea

pain

trouble in sleeping

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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