What are the possible side effects of rufinamide (Banzel)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, irritable, hyperactive, talkative, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Stop using rufinamide and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
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What are the precautions when taking rufinamide tablets (Banzel)?
Before taking rufinamide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: family history of a certain heart problem (QT shortening in the EKG).
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: severe kidney disease (including dialysis), liver disease, mental/mood disorders (such as depression, thoughts of suicide).
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy or cause blurred/double vision....
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