Trileptal can be used for treating some kinds of seizures in patients with epilepsy. It might be used alone or perhaps in combination with other medicines. Trileptal is definitely an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing abnormal nerve impulses inside brain.
Use Trileptal as directed by your doctor.
Ask your medical provider questions you may have about how to work with Trileptal.
Store Trileptal at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store far from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Trileptal out from the reach of children and from pets.
Active Ingredient: Oxcarbazepine.
All medicines may cause unwanted side effects, but many individuals have no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your doctor if some of these most common unwanted effects persist or become bothersome:
Acne; constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; headache; indigestion; nausea; stomach pain; tiredness; tremor; trouble sleeping; unusual walk; vomiting.
Seek medical attention immediately if any of these severe unwanted effects occur:
Severe hypersensitive reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling with the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); blood in stool; chest pain; dark urine; decreased urination; difficulty speaking; double vision, changes in vision, or involuntary eye movement; dulled feeling of touch; fever, chills, or sore throat; pain; loss of coordination; low sodium levels (nausea; general body discomfort; headache; deficiency of energy; confusion; decreased consciousness; increased frequency or severity of seizures); mental/mood changes; nosebleed; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; stomach pain; suicidal thoughts or actions; swollen lymph nodes; trouble walking; uncontrolled muscle movements; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual weakness; yellowing from the skin or eyes.
This is not a total set of all unwanted effects that may occur. If you've questions about unwanted effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Trileptal if:
Some health conditions may interact with Trileptal. Tell your doctor or pharmacist for those who have any health concerns, especially if any with the following connect with you:
Some medicines may talk with Trileptal. Tell your doctor if you are taking another medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that could occur. Ask your doctor if Trileptal may connect to other medicines that you just take. Check with your doctor before starting, stop, or customize the dose associated with a medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days