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Anticonvulsant Trileptal , Oxcarbazepine Children, Adult

Oxcarbazepine - Dosage and How to Use

How should Oxcarbazepine be used?

​Follow the instructions on your medicine label and take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. To reduce stomach discomfort, you can take this medication after food.

You may not experience any effect immediately after starting the medication as it may take up to a few weeks before this medication can exert its full effects. You should continue to take your medicines regularly as instructed by your doctor even if you feel well. Stopping your medicines without informing your healthcare professionals may cause your condition to become worse quickly.

Do not stop taking or adjust the dose of this medication without consulting your healthcare professionals. Do not change brands or dosage forms of the medication without informing your healthcare professional

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only the usual dose. Do not double your dose or use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Oxcarbazepine - Additional Information

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