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Tiagabine, Gabitril

  • Class
  1. Anticonvulsant
  • Indications
  • Adjunctive Therapy
  • Adverse Effects
  • Dose related
  1. Sedation
  2. Dizziness
  3. Lethargy
  4. Tremor
  5. Nervousness
  • Adverse Effects
  • Other
  1. Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus
  • Precautions
  1. Adjust dose in hepatic disease
  • Dose
  • Adults and children over age 12
  1. Initial: 4 mg PO qd for first week
  2. Increase by 4-8 mg increments per day weekly
  3. Divide daily dose to bid-qid after first week
  4. Maximum: 56 mg/day divided bid-qid