Drug Interactions With EpitolEpitol can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Carbamazepine Drug Interactions).
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Epitol if you have:
- Anemia or other blood disorders
- Absence seizures (petit mal seizures)
- Acute intermittent porphyria
- Heart disease
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Thyroid problems
- Liver disease, including liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Carbamazepine and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Carbamazepine and Breastfeeding).
You should also make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Carbamazepine Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)