IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.
Oxcarbazepine Oral Uses
This medication is used to treat seizure disorders (epilepsy). It may be used with other seizure medications as determined by your doctor.
How To Use Oxcarbazepine Oral
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using oxcarbazepine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth, usually twice daily. This drug may be taken with or without food.
The dosage is based on your medical condition (including pregnancy) and response to therapy.
It is important to take all doses on time to keep the level of medication in your blood constant. Take doses at evenly spaced intervals. Do not skip doses.
Do not suddenly stop taking this drug without your doctor's approval since seizures may reoccur.
Notify your doctor if seizure control worsens.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.
Information last revised May 2011 Copyright(c) 2011 First DataBank, Inc.