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Composition for OXRATE 300 MG TABLET

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Primary uses of OXRATE 300 MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of Oxrate Tablet

Uses of Oxrate Tablet

OXRATE 300 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of seizures.

Oxrate Tablet side effects


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

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

How Oxrate Tablet works

OXRATE 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 Oxrate Tablet

Oxrate Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Oxrate Tablet
OXRATE 300 MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
OXRATE 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.
OXRATE 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
OXRATE 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.
OXRATE 300 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of OXRATE 300 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
OXRATE 300 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of OXRATE 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 Oxrate Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of OXRATE 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Oxrate Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Oxcarbazepine

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

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