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Side effect(s) of Oxcarbazepine

Last Updated on May 11, 2022
Review the side-effects of Oxcarbazepine as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.
If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Dizziness, drowsiness, double vision, running nose, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, ataxia, abnormal vision, sore throat, abdominal pain, tremor, indigestion, abnormal gait.

Body as a Whole- Weakness, swelling in the legs, weight increase.

Heart- Low blood pressure

Gastrointestinal- Diarrhea, constipation, inflammation of stomach.

Metabolic- Decreased sodium level in blood and thyroid.

Musculoskeletal- Muscle weakness, and sprain.

Central Nervous System- Headache, involuntary eye movement, gait, sleeplessness, tremor, nervousness, agitation, poor co-ordination, EEG abnormal, speech disorder, confusion, injury to the brain, tremor, abnormal thinking.

Respiratory- Inflammation of nose.

Skin- Pimple

Potentially Fatal- Stevens-Johnson syndrome (rashes in skin and mucous membrane), toxic epidermal cell death, anaphylaxis (allergic reaction) and rapid swelling of skin.

Other Precautions : *Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Oxcarbazepine

Oxcarbazepine(Trileptal) generic is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for partial seizure disorders in epileptic children and adults, either alone or with other medication. It reduces anxiety and mood disorders. It also controls benign motor tics (sudden movements in body lasting for a short period of time). It slows down the abnormal nerve impulses in the brain.
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