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Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50's

Oxalepsy tablet contains Oxcarbazepine | belongs to Anticonvulsant

Alternate brands of Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s

Brand Name Price Savings
Trioptal tablet 600 mg 50’s  1,380.00 You will pay -506.25 more
Trioptal tablet 300 mg 50’s  594.07 You can save 279.68
Telox suspension 300 mg/5 mL 60 mL  120.30 You can save 753.45
Telox tablet 150 mg 50’s  302.50 You can save 571.25
Telox tablet 600 mg 50’s  1,009.50 You will pay -135.75 more
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How it works

Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s

  • Changes in vision severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Unsteady walk severe
  • Uncontrolled eye movements severe
  • Agitation severe
  • Confusion severe
  • Fast heartbeat severe
  • Headache severe
  • Swelling of ankles or feet severe
  • Weakness severe
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth

Uses of Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Epilepsy

    Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s is used in the treatment of Epilepsy which is a brain disorder that causes repeated seizures. Uncontrolled jerking movements and loss of consciousness are some of the symptoms of Epilepsy.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 4 to 6 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 hours for an immediate release tablet and 24 hours for an extended release tablet.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects like dizziness, difficulty in concentration. Do not perform activities that require mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is recommended for pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is known to excreted through breast milk. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Monitoring of undesired effects like drowsiness, adequate weight gain is necessary.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known history of allergy to Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s .

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is recommended for pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is known to excreted through breast milk. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Monitoring of undesired effects like drowsiness, adequate weight gain is necessary.

General Warnings
  • Suicidal thoughts

    Use of Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or depression. Therefore this medicine should be used with caution and prescription size should be limited in patients with depression or suicidal tendencies.

  • Skin reactions

    Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s may cause severe skin reactions like stevens-johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Inform the doctor if any symptoms appear and discontinue the treatment as early as possible.

  • Withdrawal symptoms

    Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s should not be stopped immediately without informing the doctor due to the risk of withdrawal symptoms like convulsions, behavioral disorder, tremor, and anxiety. Gradual dose reduction should be made based on the outcomes in the patient.

  • Impaired liver function

    Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s should be used with caution in the patients with mild to moderate liver injury. Lowest possible doses should be initiated and increase the dose based on the patient's response. This medicine is not recommended in the patients with severe liver injury.

  • Impaired kidney function

    Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s should be used with caution in the patients with the kidney injury. Half of the original dose should be administered if the CrCl is less than 30 ml/min.

  • Blood cell count

    Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s may cause agranulocytosis, and leukopenia. Frequent monitoring of blood cell count is necessary. Any signs of low blood count should be reported to the doctor.

  • Low sodium levels

    Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s may lower the sodium levels in the body and may cause clinically significant hyponatremia (Sodium levels less than 125 mmol/L). Any signs and symptoms of low sodium levels, nausea, headache, weakness should be reported to the doctor.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If you miss a dose of Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s , take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Amlodipine moderate
  • Clopidogrel severe
  • Pantoprazole moderate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s should be given with caution in the patients with depression and suicidal thoughts. Frequent monitoring of depression symptoms is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the outcomes in the patient.

  • severe

    Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s should be used with caution in the patients with the mild to moderate liver disease. Frequent monitoring of liver function tests is necessary. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause seizures.

Other details

  • Food timings: Information not available
  • Administration time: Information not available
  • Sleep inducing: Information not available

References

Additional Information:

what are the adverse effects of Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s?

Fatigue, asthaenia, dizziness, headache, somnolence, agitation, amnesia, apathy, ataxia, impaired concentration, confusion, depression, emotional lability, nystagmus, tremor, GI upset, diplopia, vertigo, blurred vision, hyponatraemia, acne, alopecia, rash.

What happens if I miss a dose of Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s?

Monotherapy: Adults: Initial: 300 mg twice daily. Titrate: Increase by 300 mg/day every 3 day. Maintenance: 1200 mg/day. Children: 4-16 yr: Initial: 4-5 mg/kg twice daily. Titrate: Increase by 5 mg/kg/day every 3 day. Maintenance (mg/day): 20 kg: Initial: 600 mg, Max: 900 mg. 25-30 kg: Initial: 900 mg. Max: 1200 mg. 35-40 kg: Initial: 900 mg Max: 1500 mg. 45 kg: Initial: 1200 mg. Max: 1500 mg. 50-55 kg: Initial: 1200 mg. Max: 1800 mg. 60-65 kg: Initial: 1200 mg. Max: 2100 mg. 70 kg: Initial: 1500 mg. Max: 2100 mg.
Adjunct Therapy: Adults: Initial: 300 mg twice daily. Titrate: Increase weekly by max of 600 mg/day. Maintenance 600 mg twice daily. Children: 4-16 yr: Initial: 4-5 mg/kg twice daily. Max: 600 mg/day. Titrate: Increase over 2 wk. Maintenance (mg/day): 20-29 kg: 900 mg. 29.1-39 kg: 1200 mg. gt;39 kg: 1800 mg.
Conversion to Monotherapy: Adults: Initial: 300 mg twice daily while reducing other anti-epileptic drugs. Titrate: Increase weekly by 600 mg/day. Maintenance: 2400 mg/day. Children: 4-16 yr: Initial: 4-5 mg/kg twice daily while reducing other anti-epileptic drugs. Titrate: Increase weekly by max of 10 mg/kg/day to target dose. Withdraw other anti-epileptic drugs over 3-6 wk.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Oxalepsy tablet 600 mg 50’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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