What is Lovax 600 Tablet
It is used to stop or control seizures. It is used to treat painful nerve diseases. It is used to treat manic low mood (depression).
How does Oxcarbazepine work:
Oxcarbazepine calms the brain. It helps steady mood.
How should Oxcarbazepine be used:
Take as you have been told, even if you are feeling better. This drug may be used with other seizure drugs. Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
Common side effects of Oxcarbazepine :
Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Change in balance. Headache. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Unsafe allergic effects may rarely happen.
What do I do if I miss a dose
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
What precautions should I take when taking Oxcarbazepine :
If you have an allergy to oxcarbazepine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
When do I need to seek medical help
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low mood (depression), thoughts of killing yourself, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, thinking that is not normal, anxiety, or lack of interest in life. Change in thinking clearly and with logic. Sudden change in eyesight, eye pain, or irritation. Very bad headache. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Feeling very tired or weak. Seizures that change or get worse. Yellow skin or eyes. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Can I take Oxcarbazepine with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Oxcarbazepine :
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.