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Trileptal

Active Ingredient(s): Oxcarbazepine
FDA Approved: January 14, 2000
Pharm Company: NOVARTIS
Category: Anticonvulsant



Trileptal Overview

Oxcarbazepine /ks.krbæz.pin/ is an anticonvulsant and mood-stabilizing drug, used primarily in the treatment of epilepsy. It is also used to treat anxiety and mood disorders, and benign motor tics. Oxcarbazepine is marketed as Trileptal by Novartis and available in some countries as a generic drug. Contents 1 Uses 2 Structure pharmacology 3 History 4 Side effects 5 Possible reproductive risks 5.1 Nursing mothers 6 See also 7 References 8 External links Uses In treatment of...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxcarbazepine

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Trileptal /joint pain
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I have been taking Trileptal for about a year for TN. I have been experiencing joint pain more and more. My neurologist thinks this is not a side effect? I just want to know if anyone else has this problem!! Also has any natural ways to deal with TN worked for anyone? ## Hello, Tina! How are you? Your neurologist is most likely right, typically this medication is known to cause back pain, but not joint pain, as listed by the FDA and NIH. My fiancé is on this medication, so I've read up on it quite a bit. Other typical side effects are listed as possibly including weight changes, dry mouth, change in taste, earache and muscle weakness. Are you on any other medications? Can anyone taking this for TN chime in with their experience? ## Hi there!! Thanks for your reply! This is the ...
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how long before trileptal works for anxiety and racing thoughts
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I was prescribed this to help with racing thoughts and anxiety how long does this take to work ## Please someone reply ## Hello, Theresa! How are you? Trileptal contains the active ingredient Oxcarbazepine and it can take about 4 to 6 weeks to reach its full efficacy level in the body. Learn more Trileptal details here. If it's not helping after that time period, then you should consult your doctor, because it may not be the right medication to help you. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, blurred vision and headaches. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have been prescribed oxcarbazepine i haven't started it yet i just picked up my prescription but i would like to know how long does it take work because i have been feeling miserable for days with depression anx...
Updated 16 days ago.
 
trioptal and Trileptal
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I would like to know if trioptal of Novartis and Trileptal of Novartis are the same.
Updated 3 months ago.
 
hydroxyz interactions
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I have epilepsy and I think I may be having an interaction with some of my medications. I an currently taking 750 mg of trileptal split bid. hydroxyz 50 mg qd prn and melatonin 6 mg hs. I've been observed acting erratic and even aggressive at times. ## Hello, Barb! How are you doing? I am very sorry about the problems that you're experiencing. They might be due to the Trileptal. Have you consulted your doctor? You should have this checked out to get to the root of the problem.
Updated 1 year ago.
 
does anyone take trileptal for anxiety and racing thoughts
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I was prescribed this med for those reasons I am also on paxil and seraquel but paxil has done nothing in over 5 weeks yet does anyone have experience with trileptal for this ## Hello, Theresa! How are you? I've never taken it, but I do know that Trileptal has various uses, when it comes to treating mental health issues, because of the way it acts on brain chemicals. Learn more Trileptal details here. How long have you been taking it? It may cause side effects, such as nausea, blurred vision, drowsiness and fatigue. ## Less than a week please tell me how long it takes to work
Updated 1 year ago.
 
propan with iron multivitamins together with trileptal oxcarbazepine
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my husband is taking his maintenance medicine for his a.b malformation condition. he has been having a problem to sleep well so he wants to take propan with iron for its side effect.. i am just concerned if there's no harm on taking the same medicine together? if it doesn't affect him negatively? because from what i learned some medicine cannot be taken together with trileptal but i dnt know wat are those medicines? thank for a response. godbless
Updated 1 year ago.
 
Pregnancy
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Should I be taking this medication while I am trying to get pregnant? ## hopefully you haved tlked to your Dr. about this.. ## i have just found out i am pregnany, not planned, very early stages but recently have also been taking the weight loss drug ethergen, does anybody know what the risks are? ## is there any tablet for diabetic during pregnancy
Updated 2 years ago.
 
DEPRESSION
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why would my dr. perscribe this for depression and bi polar i dont have seizers ## I have no idea, but I am being prescriped Trileptal for depression too, please help me out on this subject as well. ## I was just prescribed trileptal. It is given for many different reasons, not only for seizures. Depression effects the nerves in your body also and this med can help for depression, help with the chemical inbalance in your body and help calm things down. It treats nerve pain, and some patients with facial pain it is given to them. It is good for several different conditions, ask your doctor they can help. good luck, hope you get better too. ## I have seizures but every med I am put on does not fully control them and I am unable to keep a job due to the fact I have seizures and miss work #...
Updated 3 years ago.
 
Trileptal side effects
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I have taken Trileptal for many years to treat trigeminal neuralgia. My legs become very heavy in aft and eve. there is no swelling. They also are constantly cold. I also have Raynaud's so always have cold hands and feet. ## Does Trileptal cause Tinea Vericolor when taken by children under 3 years old?
Updated 3 years ago.
 
trilettal
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Prescribed for epileptic seizures. ## Actually it is correctly known as Trileptal, which is a trade name for the generic Oxcarbazepine. This drug is an anticonvulsant and mood stabilizing drug, used primarily in the treatment of epilepsy. It is also used to treat anxiety and mood disorders, and benign motor tics. To view more information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you.
Updated 4 years ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Oxcarbazepine
  • Suspension: 300mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 150mg, 300mg, 600mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 150mg, 300mg, 600mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Oxcarbazepine or a similar ingredient: (1 result)


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