Missing a dose of oxcarbazepine
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What is Trileptal?
What happens if I miss a dose Trileptal? What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking oxcarbazepine Trileptal? Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctorsuch as: Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of oxcarbazepine. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. To be sure you get the correct dose, use the oral dosing syringe provided with this medicine.
I had to have a lung biopsy, and I have cancer. I always keep an extra supply of pills either in my pocket or purse.
General advice about medicines for seizures Do not suddenly stop giving any of these medicines to your child, as they may have a seizure. It works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
There may, sometimes, be other side-effects that are not listed above. Call your doctor if you miss a period or think you may be pregnant while you are taking oxcarbazepine. Oxcarbazepine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. You may need to use less and less before you stop the medication completely. Brain and Nervous System Topics. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any medicine you start or stop using.
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The Trileptal brand of oxcarbazepine is used as a single medicine in adults and children who are at least 4 years old. I started Carbatrol ER at the age of 18, and this year before turning 30, my dr took me off of it. You can also get useful information from: Do not start or stop taking Trileptal during pregnancy without your doctor's advice. Keep the medicine in the container it came in. Having a seizure during pregnancy could harm both mother and baby.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Cerner Multum, Inc. You should not breast-feed while you are taking oxcarbazepine.