Oxcarbazepine- Drug Detail Profile

Category of Drug Oxcarbazepine is a  Anticonvulsants/Antiepileptics drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Oxcarbazepine is used for
1. Monotherapy or adjunctive therapy in the
treatment of partial seizures
2. secondary generalized seizure
3. substitution for carbamazepine can be made abruptly with an oxcarbazepine-to-carbamazepine ratio of 300:200.
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms1. TABLETS
Precautions 1. Pregnancy
2. Interactions
Adverse Effects1. Less frequently than they do with carbamazepine
2. hyponatremia is more common
but not clinically significant, rash, weight gain,
alopecia, nausea, headache, somnolence.
Pregnancy Category 

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