Oxepin-300 Tablet 10's
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Composition Oxcarbazepine 300mg
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- Oxepin 300 Tablet contains Oxcarbazepine 300mg that is an anticonvulsant (or anti-epileptic) medicine that works by decreasing the nerve impulses which cause the seizures
- Schedule “H” prescription drug Caution: Not to be sold at a retail outlet without the prescription of a registered medical practitioner
- Store below 30°C protected from light and moisture
- Keep out of the reach of children
Oxepin-300 Tablet Uses:
Oxepin 300 Tablet is used to treat and prevent epilepsy (seizures). However, it cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to prevent seizures for as long as you continue to take the medicine. Treatment of Epilepsy/Seizures
Oxepin-300 Tablet composition:
Interactions / Warnings:
- Oxepin 300 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
- If you miss a dose of Oxepin 300mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose
- Oxepin 300 & Alprazolam: Serious
- Oxepin 300 & Chlordiazepoxide: Serious
- Oxepin 300 & Clobazam: Serious
- Oxepin 300 & Clonazepam: Serious
Oxepin 300 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding, consult your doctor
Oxepin 300 Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of seizures. It has fewer side effects as compared to a similar medicine called carbamazepine. Take your medication regularly as directed by your doctor as missing doses can trigger seizures. Do not change the brand of your medicine and make sure that you have a sufficient amount of medicine present with you. Some healthy tips to prevent seizures: Practice yoga every day. Get enough sleep at nighttime. Limit the use of screen time such as mobile/laptop. Take your medication on time. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you. It may increase the risk of low sodium levels in the blood. Inform your doctor if you develop difficulty concentrating, memory problems, confusion, weakness, and unsteadiness. Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts. Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency
Oxepin-300 Tablet Side Effects:
Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Double vision, Fatigue, Dizziness, Impaired coordination, Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Tremor, Abnormal vision, Altered walking, Sleepiness
How to use Oxepin-300 Tablet :
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Oxepin 300 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time
How Oxepin-300 Tablet works:
Oxepin 300 Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain
Q. Does the use of Oxepin 300 Tablet affect weight?
Yes, Oxepin 300 Tablet affects weight and may cause weight gain. However, in some cases, weight loss has also been reported. Consult a dietician and follow a diet plan to maintain your weight.
Q. What are the advantages of Oxepin 300 Tablet over carbamazepine?
Oxepin 300 Tablet has fewer side effects as compared to carbamazepine. Moreover, Oxepin 300 Tablet can be started with a clinically effective dose as against carbamazepine which may require frequent visits to the doctor before an effective dose can be decided based on the patient’s response to the treatment.
Q. Does Oxepin 300 Tablet cause memory loss?
Yes, memory loss is a common side effect of Oxepin 300 Tablet, but it does not occur in everyone. However, if this worries you, consult your doctor.
Q. How can I watch for early symptoms of suicidal thoughts and actions?
You should pay attention to any changes, especially sudden changes in mood, behavior, thoughts or feelings. Be aware of common warning signs that might be a signal for risk of suicide. Some of these include talking or thinking about hurting yourself or ending your life, withdrawing from friends and family, becoming depressed, or worsening your depression. Keep your appointment with your doctor on schedule, do not miss it. Stay connected with the doctor even between visits.
Q. When and how should I take Oxepin 300 Tablet?
Take Oxepin 300 Tablet exactly as directed by your doctor. It is recommended that you take it twice every day unless your doctor tells you otherwise. Oxepin 300 Tablets can be taken with or without food. Take your medicine at the same time each day to gain maximum benefit. It will also help you remember when to take it.
Q. For how long do I need to take Oxepin 300 Tablet. Can I stop taking it on my own?
You should take your medicine for the time and duration prescribed by your doctor. Oxepin 300 Tablet helps to control your epilepsy but does not cure it. You must take this medicine every day, even if you feel well. Do not stop taking Oxepin 300 Tablet or lower the dose yourself. Stopping your medicine suddenly or lowering the dose may cause seizures. Consult your doctor who may reduce the dose gradually before stopping it completely.
Q. Will the use of Oxepin 300 Tablet affect my fertility?
Oxepin 300 Tablet is not known to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.
Q. Does Oxepin 300 Tablet cause hair loss?
Yes, Oxepin 300 Tablet causes hair loss as a common side effect. However, it does not affect everyone. If there is substantial hair loss, consult your doctor.
Q. Who should not take Oxepin 300 Tablet?
You should not take Oxepin 300 Tablet if you are allergic to Oxepin 300 Tablet, eslicarbazepine or to any of their components. Also, pregnant women and women who take birth control pills should avoid Oxepin 300 Tablet. Along with that, people having severe liver or kidney disease and people with a psychiatric disorder should avoid taking Oxepin 300 Tablet
Medicine disease interaction:
Oxepin 300 Tablet is an anticonvulsant (or anti-epileptic) medicine that works by decreasing the nerve impulses which cause seizures. By controlling the frequency of seizures, it will help you go about your daily activities with more confidence. It helps reduce symptoms such as confusion, uncontrollable jerking movements, loss of awareness, and fear or anxiety
This medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before using it, tell your doctor if you have ever had heart problems, kidney or liver disease, difficulty urinating, depression, or suicidal thoughts. Many other medicines can interfere with it and some should not be taken together so tell your doctor all the medicines you are taking to make sure it is safe
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