Oxepin 600 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Oxepin Tablet

Oxepin 600 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures.

Oxepin Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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 600 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 600 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.

Oxepin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Oxepin 600 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oxepin 600 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 600 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 600 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 600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oxepin 600 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Oxepin 600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oxepin 600 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?

If you miss a dose of Oxepin 600 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.

Alternate Brands

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Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Oxepin

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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
I have seizure disorder can i take medicine for lifetime plz tell me sir
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Usually, if their is no organic cause of seizure in brain, treatment is continued for 3 years of seizure free period and then gradually tapered off. If seizures re occur, then treatment may continue for life.
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FAQs

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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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