What is Oxcarb-300 (Oxcarbazepine) used for?
Oxcarb-300 (Oxcarbazepine) treats seizures by preventing unusual electrical activity in the brain. This drug is a type of anticonvulsant, which is given to patients with epilepsy to control and prevent seizures.
How should I use Oxcarb-300 (Oxcarbazepine)?
Oxcarb-300 (Oxcarbazepine) tablets should be taken by mouth exactly as prescribed by your physician. You may be told to take it twice per day, usually at 12 hour intervals. If you abruptly stop taking this medication, your seizures may worsen. Your physician may need to gradually reduce your dosage before you stop taking this drug.
What are the side effects of Oxcarb-300 (Oxcarbazepine)?
Side effects of Oxcarb-300 (Oxcarbazepine) include:
If you experience joint pain, more frequent seizures, seizures that last longer than previously or any other more serious side effects, you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Oxcarb-300 (Oxcarbazepine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.