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Zenoxa 150 mg Tablet

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Composition for Zenoxa 150 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zenoxa 150 mg Tablet

Seizures
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zenoxa Tablet

Uses of Zenoxa Tablet

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

Zenoxa Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Zenoxa Tablet works

Zenoxa 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 Zenoxa Tablet

Zenoxa Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Zenoxa Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zenoxa 150 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zenoxa 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.
Lactation
Zenoxa 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Zenoxa 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.
Kidney
Zenoxa 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zenoxa 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Zenoxa 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zenoxa 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 Zenoxa Tablet?

uses
If you miss a dose of Zenoxa 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zenoxa

I have anxiety problems and using medicine Zaptra 25 Zenoxa 450 for one year
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Your medicines are fine. Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
Continuos increase in weight , especially in tummy. I take zenoxa od 300 and 600 daily
Dr. Neha Ahuja
Dietician
I can suggest you nutrition guidelines on weight loss. For medications kindly consult your physician.Weight reduction require efforts both in diet management and exercise of minimum 30 to 45 minutes a day.?Suggest you to have smaller and frequent meals in a day ? 3 major meals (lunch , breakfast and dinner) and 2-3 small mid-meal snacks. Don't fill your stomach too much at a time. Eat a little less than being full. ?Start your day with lemon water (1 lemon squeezed into a glass of lukewarm water). ?Include complex carbs in your diet like whole wheat bran chapati/multigrain chapati/oats dalia/brown rice and reduce your carb intake to 5- 6 servings in day. 1 serving equals to a roti equal to a size of a CD/ 1 katori rice/1 slice of bread/ 2 tablespoon of dalia/sooji etc. ?Include 3 to 5 katori of colorful vegetables in a day -cooked and raw as salad.?Consume 1 to 2 small seasonal fruits in a day to get enough vitamins minerals and antioxidants. ?Include low fat proteins in your diet like 1 to 2 katori pulses/legumes like chana /rajma/chhole/ 1cup of low fat milk/50 gm of low fat paneer/plain yogurt/50 g of roasted or grilled chicken if not taking dal or legumes in a day. ?Include 2-3 tsp of healthy oils for cooking in a day- soybean/rice bran oil/mustard oil/olive oil etc. ?Drink a cup of hot water 15 to 20 minutes after every major meal to ensure proper digestion and fat reduction.?Include 5 to 6 almonds and 1 walnut in your diet either in the morning or as a mid-meal snack. ?Snacking should be healthy. Include roasted chana/moong/makhana/murmura/steamed sprouts/ oats or ragi idli/besan cheela/coconut water/chhaach/lemon water/vegetable juice/fruits as mid meal snacks. ?Hydrate yourself well with 2 to 3 liters of water per day. ?Reduce your sugar consumption/carbonated beverages/sugary beverages. ?Avoid foods rich in trans-fat, sugar, maida and salt. Avoid processed foods, bakery products, fried foods, thick gravies etc.?Do not binge on your favorite food. Have a small portion of it. Whenever going out opt for baked/grilled/steamed food/salads without creamy dressings/soups etc. ?Exercise daily at least 4 to 5 days a week. ?Exercise and diet management is the best way to lose weight naturally and it lasts long
Having nerologiacal pain in right side of head and behind ear .taking lyrica. 150 and zenoxa 300 teptomer 25 but again and again its coming up
Dr. Shallu Garg
Pain and Stress Management
Can be due to cervical as well. Do light massage with warm majanarayan oil and hot steam towel. 1tsp of triphla powder at night with warm water.Potli massage is the best. To know more about pls visit Www.facebook.com/ayulife
my wife take arpizole 15 mg last 2 years and zenoxa 900 so please explain me this medicine are for howz long time taken its lifetime or time being because last 10 years treaement are not over
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
Epilepsy patient, taking Zenoxa300mg tab twice a day. I had last attack on 24nov2015. I want to know how long should l take this pill . Can l substitute this with lovax300 or lovax OD300 p/day.pls guide me best. Thnk U.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you had a seizure in November, dose of oxcarbamazepine needs to be optimised. Treatment of epilepsy without underlying organic pathology lasts for 3 years on seizure free period. Lovax is a brand for OxCbz and can be used instead of zenoxa.
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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Frequently asked questions about Zenoxa Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Oxcarbazepine
Q. Is Zenoxa/ Trileptal safe?
Zenoxa is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Zenoxa a narcotic or opiate or a controlled substance or addictive?
Zenoxa 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 Zenoxa like Xanax (alprazolam)?
Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders, whereas Zenoxa 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 Zenoxa get you high?
No, Zenoxa does not alter perception, feelings or emotion, and does not get you high
Q. Does Zenoxa cause weight gain?
Zenoxa is not known to cause weight changes
Q. Does Zenoxa cause acne or hair loss?
Yes, acne and hair loss are common side effects of Zenoxa
Q. Does Zenoxa make you tired?
Zenoxa can cause unusual tiredness and weakness
Q. Does Zenoxa help with depression?
Zenoxa 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 Zenoxa a benzodiazepine/ MAOI?
Zenoxa 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 Zenoxa with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zenoxa with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan
Zenoxa with Alprazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam, Alzopam
Zenoxa with Clonazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik
Zenoxa with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom
Zenoxa with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam
Zenoxa with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure
Zenoxa with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit
Zenoxa with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam
Zenoxa with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin
Zenoxa with Ranitidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ranitidine: Acigo
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