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NICTAL 300MG TABLET

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Composition for NICTAL 300MG TABLET

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Primary uses of NICTAL 300MG TABLET

Seizures
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Nictal Tablet

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Uses of Nictal Tablet

NICTAL 300MG TABLET is used in the treatment of seizures.
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Nictal Tablet side effects

Common

Sleepiness, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Double vision, Fatigue, Dizziness.

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How to use Nictal 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. NICTAL 300MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nictal Tablet works

NICTAL 300MG TABLET is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Nictal Tablet

Nictal Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nictal Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
NICTAL 300MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
NICTAL 300MG 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
NICTAL 300MG 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.
NICTAL 300MG 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
NICTAL 300MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of NICTAL 300MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
NICTAL 300MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of NICTAL 300MG 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 Nictal Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of NICTAL 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.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Nictal Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Oxcarbazepine

Nictal is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Nictal is not addictive, hence not a narcotic or a controlled substance. However, it is available only in quantity prescribed by your doctor. It is not an opiate, but a drug that is used to prevent the occurrence of fits
Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders, whereas Nictal is used to prevent the occurrence of fits
Q. Can I take oxcarbazepine with Lamictal (lamotrigine) or Aleve (naproxen) or Tylenol (paracetamol) or Advil (ibuprofen) or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Xanax (alprazolam) or tramadol?
Oxcarbazepine can increase the sedative effects of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Xanax (alprazolam) or tramadol. Also, tramadol has a propensity to induce fits, which can compromise the effect of oxcarbazepine. Oxcarbazepine and anti-epileptic lamotrigine when used together can increase the risk of side-effects like nausea, somnolence, dizziness and headache. There are no known interactions between oxcarbazepine and Advil (ibuprofen), Aleve (naproxen) or Tylenol (paracetamol). Always inform your doctor if any of these drugs are required to be taken concomitantly by you
No, Nictal does not alter perception, feelings or emotion, and does not get you high
Nictal is not known to cause weight changes
Yes, acne and hair loss are common side effects of Nictal
Nictal can cause unusual tiredness and weakness
Nictal does not heal depressed mood
Q. Is oxcarbazepine better than carbamazepine?
Oxcarbazepine is chemically related to carbamazepine. Both are used to treat the same type of seizures. Oxcarbazepine is required in higher doses than carbamazepine. However, there is a lesser risk of liver toxicity and interactions with other concomitant drugs with oxcarbazepine than carbamazepine
Nictal is neither a benzodiazepine nor a mono-amine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is an anti-epileptic, i.e. it is used to treat fits.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Nictal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nictal with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide, Librate, Serelib, Tribrium, Cebrum, Vizep, Tridium
Nictal with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest
Nictal with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Nictal with Nizatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Nizatidine: Axid
Nictal with Cimetidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak
Nictal with Roxatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane
Nictal with Lafutidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid, Histolaf

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