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In treatment of:
Adjunct in the treatment of cortical Myoclonus
2. Epigastric distress
3. Skin rash
8. Sleep disturbances
13. Weight gain
1. Hepatic impairment
2. Renal impairment
3. Cardiac impairment
4. Slowly withdraw the drug with caution
Oral anticoagulants: Increased prothrombin time.
Adults: Ischemic stroke: 12gm I.V./20 minutes, followed by 12gm I.V./day for 4 weeks or orally.
Post-stroke complications (aphasia/hemiplegia): 4.8gm/day for 8 weeks.
Age associated problems (memory lapses, vertigo, concentration gap): 2.4-4.8 gm/day for 12 weeks
Learning difficulties: 3 gm/day in 3 divided doses for 1 school year.
Children: 50 mg/kg body weight in 3 separate doses. Once the desired result has been obtained reduce the initial dose by half upto 6-8 weeks.