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Oxep 300 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Oxep Tablet

Oxep 300 mg Tablet is an anti-epileptic medicine. It is used to treat and prevent seizures associated with epilepsy. It is important to not stop taking this medicine abruptly without consulting your doctor as it may increase the occurrence of fits.

Uses of Oxep Tablet

Oxep Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Double vision
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Coordination impaired
  • Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement)
  • Tremor
  • Abnormal vision
  • Altered walking
  • Sleepiness

How to use Oxep 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. Oxep 300 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Oxep Tablet works

Oxep 300 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.

Oxep Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Oxep 300 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oxep 300 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Oxep 300 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could 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.
Oxep 300 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
CAUTION
Oxep 300 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oxep 300 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Oxep 300 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oxep 300 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 Oxep Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Oxep 300 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

  • Oxep 300 mg Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • It has fewer side effects as compared to a similar medicine called carbamazepine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Oxep 300 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 Oxep with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Equblam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etizom
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Oxep

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Want discontinued eptoin tabletFather had brain stroke so doctor is giving eptoin tablet 300 mg so I want ask that can tablet can remove or dose decreased ?
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
wil depend on any recent seizures he had; and type of stroke; pls show 2 neuro
Fits, Seizures Earlier used to get temporal lobe but recently got grand mal
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/jiva-brahmi-tablet-otc329971One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food .use this tablet along with your treatment
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FAQs

Q. Does Oxep cause weight gain?

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

Q. Will the use of Oxep affect my fertility?

Oxep 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 Oxep affect my fertility?

Oxep 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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