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Selzic Suspension

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Primary uses of Selzic Suspension

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Medicine Overview of Selzic Suspension


Uses of Selzic Suspension

Selzic Suspension is used in the treatment of seizures.

Selzic Suspension side effects


Sleepiness, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Double vision, Fatigue, Dizziness.


How to use Selzic Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Selzic Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Selzic Suspension works

Selzic Suspension 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 Selzic Suspension

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

If you miss a dose of Selzic Suspension, 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 Selzic Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Oxcarbazepine

Selzic is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Selzic 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
Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders, whereas Selzic 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
No, Selzic does not alter perception, feelings or emotion, and does not get you high
Selzic is not known to cause weight changes
Yes, acne and hair loss are common side effects of Selzic
Selzic can cause unusual tiredness and weakness
Selzic 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
Selzic 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 Selzic with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Selzic with Etizolam
Selzic with Midazolam
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest
Selzic with Chlordiazepoxide
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide, Librate, Serelib, Tribrium, Cebrum, Vizep, Tridium
Selzic with Cimetidine
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak
Selzic with Roxatidine
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane
Selzic with Nizatidine
Medicines with composition Nizatidine: Axid
Selzic with Lafutidine
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid, Histolaf

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