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Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Carbox OD Tablet

Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures.

Carbox OD Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Double vision
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness

How to use Carbox OD 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. Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Carbox OD Tablet works

Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Carbox OD Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet may make you feel sleepy or dizzy, or may cause blurred vision, lack of muscle coordination, especially when starting treatment or increasing the dose. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Carbox OD Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Carbox OD 150 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • It has fewer side effects as compared to a similar medicine called carbamazepine.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Carbox OD 150 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Carbox OD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Equblam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etizom
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Carbox OD

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I am suffering from seizures since 3 year i am using carbox 300 and feliz s plus I feel that i have a small type of tumour upper side of my waist both side There is no pain Is it a side effect of the medicine or any other prob.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Not due to medicine
My son PATIENT suffering from epilepsy from last 3 years and is taking Zenoxa od 600 from last 2 years and didn't had any seizures from 2 years.what is durations of this medication and is there any side effects
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Duration depend on seizure control Side effects uncommon
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FAQs

Q. Does Carbox OD cause weight gain?

No, neither Carbox OD causes weight gain nor it helps in weight loss.

Q. Will the use of Carbox OD affect my fertility?

Carbox OD is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Q. Will the use of Carbox OD affect my fertility?

Carbox OD is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.
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References
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