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Oxepin 300 mg Tablet

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Composition for Oxepin 300 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Oxepin 300 mg Tablet

Seizures
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
81.5
₹8.15/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Oxepin Tablet

Uses of Oxepin Tablet

Oxepin 300 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures.

Oxepin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Oxepin are Sleepiness, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Double vision, Fatigue, Dizziness.

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

How Oxepin Tablet works

Oxepin 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.

In Depth Information on Oxepin Tablet

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

If you miss a dose of Oxepin 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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Frequently asked questions about Oxepin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Oxcarbazepine

Q. Is Oxepin/ Trileptal safe?
Oxepin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Oxepin a narcotic or opiate or a controlled substance or addictive?
Oxepin 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
Q. Is Oxepin like Xanax (alprazolam)?
Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders, whereas Oxepin 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
Q. Does Oxepin get you high?
No, Oxepin does not alter perception, feelings or emotion, and does not get you high
Q. Does Oxepin cause weight gain?
Oxepin is not known to cause weight changes
Q. Does Oxepin cause acne or hair loss?
Yes, acne and hair loss are common side effects of Oxepin
Q. Does Oxepin make you tired?
Oxepin can cause unusual tiredness and weakness
Q. Does Oxepin help with depression?
Oxepin 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
Q. Is Oxepin a benzodiazepine/ MAOI?
Oxepin 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 Oxepin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Oxepin with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Oxepin with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest, Midacip
Oxepin with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Oxepin with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Oxepin with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Oxepin with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Oxepin with Roxatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane
Oxepin with Lafutidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid, Histolaf
Oxepin with Cimetidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak
Oxepin with Nizatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Nizatidine: Axid
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