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Oxring 150 mg Tablet

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Composition for Oxring 150 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Oxring 150 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Oxring Tablet

Uses of Oxring Tablet

Oxring 150 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures.

Oxring Tablet side effects


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

How to use Oxring 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. Oxring 150 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Oxring Tablet works

Oxring 150 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 Oxring Tablet

Oxring Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Oxring Tablet
Oxring 150 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Oxring 150 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.
Oxring 150 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.
Oxring 150 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.
Oxring 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oxring 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Oxring 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oxring 150 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 Oxring Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Oxring 150 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 Oxring Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Oxcarbazepine

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

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