Trileptal

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

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Trileptal Overview

Oxcarbazepine, sold under the brand name Trileptal among others, is a medication used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder.[2] For epilepsy it is used for both focal seizures and generalized seizures.[3] It has been used both alone and as add-on therapy in people with bipolar who have had no success with other treatments.[4][2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, dro...

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how long before trileptal works for anxiety and racing thoughts

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...

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trileptal mixed with neurontin

why wou a dr mix trileptal with neurontin for a depressed patient ## They can both be used to treat some mood disorders, and it is common to mix them, if someone hasn't responded to other medications. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and weight gain. How is the patient doing on these medications?

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trioptal and Trileptal

I would like to know if trioptal of Novartis and Trileptal of Novartis are the same. ## I would like to know trilaptol and trioptal both are same ## As I saw both of them are oxcarbazepine but the difference only in Novartis branches Trioptal is manufactured in India Because they have Novartis branches there

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does anyone take trileptal for anxiety and racing thoughts

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 ## Hello! I realize this target specific subject on this thread has not been addressed in it appears now in over four (4) years!! But, when I read, about, the conversation starter, "Theresa" from Septem...

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Unpleasant Side Effects Of Trileptal

I’ve been prescribed Trileptal off-label to treat my bipolar disorder. I had my doubts as to the efficacy of this drug in that capacity, though others have sworn by it, but am now at a position where I cannot continue to safely take this medication. Two weeks ago I was prescribed 600mg daily (two 300mg tablets). During those two weeks, I had a bit of a behavioral “episode,” and so I was upped to 900mg at my last visit. Haven’t had any issues with it up to now, and hadn’t noted any side effects let alone actual effects of the medication. It might as well have been sugar pills. That is, until about 4AM this morning. I awoke dry lipped with a vicious itch on my posterior. I absconded to the bathroom to scratch this itch and noted a silver dollar size welt on m...

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Trileptal side effects

I have taken Trileptal for many years to treat trigeminal neuralgia. My legs become very heavy in the afternoon and evening. There is no swelling. They also are constantly cold. I also have Raynaud's so I always have cold hands and feet. ## Does Trileptal cause Tinea Vericolor when taken by children under 3 years old? ## I've just been put on Trileptal and am having nausea and vomiting. Does this last for weeks or does it go away? Please tell me that it goes away soon. I can't keep anything down and have no appetite. ## To the OP, what do you mean by your legs becoming very heavy? Are they weak? Is it hard to walk? Are you becoming dizzy? The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and mood changes. Mary, that ...

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DEPRESSION

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 #...

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Trileptal/Blood Thinner?

Is the prescription drug Trileptal or its generic a blood thinner? ## Regarding a generic form of Trileptal: are any made that are white capsules? I was told the manufacturer of this specific generic was caraco, however no one has ever heard of a 'generic Trileptal' capsule that is all white. Reason being - I think I was given the wrong drug, and thus had withdrawl symptoms for a week, followed by a few small break through seizures, ending with a gran mal - first ever... any info would be much appreciated. thanks. ## Hello I read your post. My generic is trileptical. I'm on the drug been for a few months. I'm skeptical with it as it says you mix with oxycodone it can lower your blood level and over dose. I had surgery have many left and when I took that I skipped this ps...

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Trileptal /joint pain

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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lasting trileptal side effects

I started trileptal at 16 or 17 years old, took it for about 5 years, and have been off of any psychiatric meds for about 4 or 5 years now. I developed a slight tick that doesn't interfere with my day to day, but I notice it. People close to me have never pointed it out, so I don't think it's obvious, but sometimes I have to try twice to pick something up because my finger or neck/head twitches. Should I expect this to be permanent? I know it's on the list of side effects for trileptal. Could it be degenerative? ## Hi Mia, Sorry to hear about your experience with Trileptal. I find it unusual that symptoms would linger for so long even after stopping the medication. In most cases I've been aware of, one should expect adverse effects to subside after discontinuing the ...

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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.

NDC Database Records for Trileptal: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0337 Trileptal 300 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0357 Trileptal 60 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0456 Trileptal 150 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0457 Trileptal 600 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 54868-4836 Trileptal 150 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-4837 Trileptal 300 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55289-007 Trileptal 300 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 61919-569 Trileptal 300 mg Oral Tablet by Direct Rx
  • 70518-1300 Trileptal 150 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 70518-1349 Trileptal 300 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Remedyrepack Inc.

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

Related Trileptal Topics:

Trileptal /joint pain
I have been taking Trileptal for about a year for TN. I have been experiencing joint pain more and more. My neurologist ... 6 replies
Trileptal side effects
I have taken Trileptal for many years to treat trigeminal neuralgia. My legs become very heavy in the afternoon and even... 4 replies
Trileptal/Blood Thinner?
Is the prescription drug Trileptal or its generic a blood thinner? ## Regarding a generic form of Trileptal: are any mad... 3 replies
trileptal mixed with neurontin
why wou a dr mix trileptal with neurontin for a depressed patient ## They can both be used to treat some mood disorders,... 1 reply
Trileptal works great
I just started using ic oxcarbazepine a week ago. I take 150mg twice a day and it started kicking in within the first fe... 1 reply
Trileptal300mg
I WANT TO KNOW THE GOOD & BAD SIDE EFFECTS OF THESE DRUGS,MY SO IS USING IT FOR 2WKS.NOW 4 HIS SEIZURE & ANXIETY... 1 reply
lasting trileptal side effects
I started trileptal at 16 or 17 years old, took it for about 5 years, and have been off of any psychiatric meds for abou... 1 reply
Paxil and Trileptal
Has anyone taken Trileptal (for anger) and Paxil (for anxiety) together? Did it help? My son has taken Trileptal which h... 1 reply
trioptal and Trileptal
I would like to know if trioptal of Novartis and Trileptal of Novartis are the same. ## I would like to know trilaptol a... 2 replies
how long before trileptal works for anxiety and racing thoughts
I was prescribed this to help with racing thoughts and anxiety how long does this take to work ## Please someone reply #... 5 replies






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