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Oxetol XR 300 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Oxetol Tablet XR

Oxetol XR 300 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 Oxetol Tablet XR

Oxetol Tablet XR side effects

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

How to use Oxetol Tablet XR

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. Oxetol XR 300 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Oxetol Tablet XR works

Oxetol XR 300 Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Oxetol Tablet XR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Oxetol XR 300 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oxetol XR 300 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
Oxetol XR 300 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.
Oxetol XR 300 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
Oxetol XR 300 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oxetol XR 300 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Oxetol XR 300 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oxetol XR 300 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 Oxetol Tablet XR?

If you miss a dose of Oxetol XR 300 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

  • Oxetol XR 300 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 Oxetol XR 300 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 Oxetol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Etizom
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Equblam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Oxetol

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I consume Lobazam 5 Mg once a day and Oxetol 300 Mg twice a day on doctors prescriptions. I have a desk job involving a lot of computer /Desktop time And recently I have found difficulty remembering things along with a form of Attention defectiveness and heavy anxiety. Not only that my Seizures still occur though once or twice in a span of 2 to 3 months when even I am anxious or excited. Could you kindly help me? Is this a normal side effect of the drug if yes how can I counter it as this is affecting my work life.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
oxetol canb be incrsed ; talk to ur
I m 41 years n in to telecom profession. I m facing nerve pain (left or right arm, legs etc) from last few months. Pain persist for few second and then goes off but it happes atleast 2 to 6 times a day. Please suggest
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Tab oxetol 150 mg bd
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Does Oxetol cause weight gain?

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

Q. Will the use of Oxetol affect my fertility?

Oxetol 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 Oxetol affect my fertility?

Oxetol 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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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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