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Brand name: Gabitril TM

Active ingredients: tiagabine

What it is used for

For the treatment of partial seizures, as add on therapy in patients who are not controlled satisfactorily with other antiepileptic drug(s).

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Refrigerate
  • Shelf lifetime is 30 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White, oval tablets, embossing 252

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient tiagabine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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