What is Oxcarbazepine?
Oxcarbazepine Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Partial Seizures, Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures and other conditions.
Oxcarbazepine Tablet contains Oxcarbazepine as an active ingredient.
Oxcarbazepine Tablet works by stabilising the electrical activity of brain to controls fits.
Detailed information related to Oxcarbazepine Tablet uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Oxcarbazepine Tablet Uses
Oxcarbazepine Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Partial Seizures
- Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Oxcarbazepine Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Oxcarbazepine Tablet improves the patient condition by performing the following functions:
- Stabilising the electrical activity of brain to controls fits.
Oxcarbazepine Tablet Composition and Active Ingredients
Oxcarbazepine Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Oxcarbazepine Tablet Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Oxcarbazepine Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Loss Of Memory
- Low White Blood Cells
- Lack Of Interest
- Sensation Of Whirling And Loss Of Balance
- Low Serum Sodium Level
Oxcarbazepine Tablet Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Consult your doctor if you feel tired, breathless and pale
- Do not consume oxcarbazepine if allergic to it
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
- Do not use in headache, chills and dizziness
- Monitor the blood levels regularly to adjust your dose