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Oxcarbazepine is a s: Oxcarbazepine is a sodium channel blocker, one of the anti-epileptic pharmacotherapies with a keto group at the 10 carbon position. It is approximately 50% protein bound in the plasma. It is sometimes used for the treatment of pain, such as chronic pain with neuropathic components, headaches ( for example trigeminal neuralgia). Some of its side effects include dizziness and vertigo, fatigue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Oxcarbazepine is a sodium channel blocker, one of the anti-epileptic pharmacotherapies with a keto group at the 10 carbon position. It is approximately 50% protein bound in the plasma. It is sometimes used for the treatment of pain, such as chronic pain with neuropathic components, headaches ( for example trigeminal neuralgia). Some of its side effects include ...Read more
Can oxcarbazepine cause hair color darkening? Redish-brown to black? After two years without medication my hair has returned to its very light color
What medications can help with nerve pain caused by my multiple sclerosis? I have tried gabapentin and oxcabazapine and both have stopped working.
Which is a safer, lower side effect profile drug, topamax (topiramate) or oxcarbazapine (in general terms, obv individuals vary)?
Don't 2nd guess: Neither is w/o risk and they are Rx'd for different (w/ overlap) conditions. You need to work w/ your Dr on selecting the best for you - say clearly that safety is impt to you. Know what they expect it to for your condition. Side EFX are pretty similar for both - your other health issues might be the swing vote. ...Read more
Not reported: Get emergency medical help at signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of --face, lips, tongue, or throat. Oxetol can reduce the sodium in your body to dangerously low levels, causing a life-threatening electrolyte imbalance. Contact doctor right away if you have nausea, vomiting, weakness, thirst, loss of appetite, headache, confusion, No memory loss reported. ...Read more
What treatment is ..: ... Best for you depends on what your dr. Finds during your assessment. Oxcarbazapine and valium are both capable of treating seizures, one is an anticonvulsant the other is a tranquillizer.I cannot tell if valium is right for you.. I know that you should get your dr's opinion. ...Read more
Headache plus: Common side effects include headache, fatigue, and stomach upset (nausea). These are often present in the beginning or after a dose change. The higher the dose, the more likely they occur. Low sodium in the blood is common in older people and in others who take other medications that have a tendency to do the same. Sodium levels should be monitored. In general, trileptal is a safe drug. ...Read more
Get checked out: Any medication can affect liver, kidney, blood count, blood chemistries. You need routine blood tests and urinalysis. Any medication can affect mood, alertness, memory, attention, as well as causing nausea, dizziness, difficulty with sleep, etc. Review all of these issues with your doctor. ...Read more
My friend has epilepsy problem, she consulted many neurologists one of them suggested two tablets-torleva XR 500 and oxetol XR 300.Is it right one?
I am on antidepressants and I am sick. I was wondering if it's okay to take cold/flu meds while taking oxcarbazepine? If so, what ones are safe?
Oxcarbazepine: You can take drugs like pseudofed and robitussin A-C if you are on Trileptal (oxcarbazepine). However, if you are on other medications, you will need to check on whether there are other interactions with those medications as well. If you have the patient insert of these medications, that's a good place to start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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