Trileptal Tablets 600 mg
Trileptal Tablets 600 mg
What is in your medicine?
Active ingredient of Trileptal tablets called oxcarbazepine. Oxcarbazepine is an anticonvulsant medication designed to help control seizures or in patients who have epilepsy.
Your tablets are available in three types in terms of their potency, containing 150 mg, 300 mg or 600 mg oxcarbazepine. The 150 mg is slightly gray-green, oval, marked off by both sides and marked "T / D" on one side and "CG" on the other. The 300 mg tablet is a yellow, oval, marked off by both sides and marked "TE / TE" on one side and "CG / CG" on the other side. 600 mg tablet is slightly pink, oval, marked off by both sides and marked "TF / TF" on one side and "CG / CG" on the other.
Your tablets contain the following inactive ingredients: colloidal anhydrous silica gel, microcrystalline cellulose, crospovidone, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, talc, titanium dioxide (E171), yellow iron dioxide (E172) to those of 150 mg and 300 mg, black iron oxide ( 172) to those of 150 mg and 600 mg, red iron oxide (E172) to those of 150 mg and 600 mg, macrogol 4000 for those of 150 mg and 600 mg and macrogol 8000 solely to those of 300 mg.
Trileptal may be used alone or in combination with other antiepileptic lekarstva.Ako necessary, tablets can be broken in half to swallow them.
The tablets are available in blister packs of 50 tablets.
Before taking Trileptal tablets
Tell your doctor before taking Trileptal tablets if you answer "yes" to any of the questions below:
Have you ever had an unusual sensitivity (rash or any other sign of allergy) to oxcarbazepine or to any of the ingredients in your tablets listed under "What is in your medicine?"
Have you ever had an unusual sensitivity (rash or any other sign of allergy) to carbamazepine or any other medications?
Are you pregnant, breast-feeding you are planning to become pregnant (see also the section "Other special warnings")?
Do you currently or have you ever:
Severe kidney disease?
Severe liver disease?
Low level of sodium in the blood?
Are you taking any other medications?
Before taking any other medicine while taking Trileptal, tell your doctor or pharmacist. This applies to drugs that are prescription and those bought without a prescription, especially:
Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) (see "other special warnings")
Other antiepileptic drugs (especially phenobarbitone, phenytoin or carbamazepine)
Drugs that may decrease levels of sodium in your blood, for example. diuretics (drugs that increase urine output), desmopressin, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID indometacin.)
immunosuppressive drugs, eg. cyclosporine
Other special warnings
Do not stop taking Trileptal without consulting your doctor first. To prevent the sudden worsening of your fits, never abruptly stop your medication.
In rare cases, Trileptal can cause a decrease in sodium levels in your blood, which may, but may not be accompanied by symptoms. If you experience symptoms of sodium deficiency (see "After taking your medicine") tell your doctor.
In the event of an allergic reaction such as severe skin reactions (such as rash or blistering, consult your doctor or visit the emergency room of the nearest hospital. If you are allergic to carbamazepine, the chance of an allergic reaction to oxcarbazepine one in four (25%).
Trileptal tablets may make you feel dizzy or drowsy, and if so, it may be dangerous to drive or operate machinery.
If you drink alcohol while taking Trileptal tablets, the combination can make you very sleepy. Then you will need extra care.
If you are a woman taking oral contraceptives (the pill), Trileptal can make the pill less effective. You should talk to your doctor about using a different or additional non-hormonal method of contraception while taking Trileptal. Tell your doctor immediately if you experience irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting.
You should talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant. It is important to control epileptic seizures during pregnancy. Although there may be a risk to your baby if you are taking antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Your doctor will discuss with you the benefits and potential risks.
Use in children
Trileptal is only suitable for children over age six. How to take your lekarstvoPriemayte your medicine exactly as your told your doctor or pharmacist.
Trileptal should be taken twice a day, every day, unless your doctor tells you otherwise. Taking the tablets at the same time each day will have the best effect on controlling your epilepsy. This will also help you remember when to take your medicine (s).
Your doctor will tell you how long your treatment / your child's treatment with Trileptal. The duration of treatment based on your type of seizures / fits your child. May need long-term treatment for years to control seizures. Do not change your dose or stop treatment without first talking to your doctor.
The usual starting dose of Trileptal for adults (including the elderly) is 600 mg per day. Take one 300 mg tablet twice a day or two 150 mg twice a day. Your doctor may increase your dose gradually if needed, to achieve the best results. This usually occurs at doses between 600 mg and 2400 mg per day.
The dosage is the same if Trileptal is taken together with other antiepileptic drugs.
If you have kidney problems, your doctor will usually start you at half the usual starting dose and it can slowly increase.
The dosage for children (over six years) depends on their weight. The initial dose is 8-10 mg / kg body weight per day "in two divided doses. Example, a 30 kg child would start treatment with a single dose of 150 mg twice a day. If necessary, the dose may be increased gradually to achieve the best results. usual maintenance dose is 30 mg / kg body weight per day. maximum dose for children is 46 mg / kg body weight den.Ako not sure about the dose of your child's doctor or pharmacist will can help.
Your doctor may take a blood sample during your treatment period in order to monitor your sodium levels.
If you or a child accidentally take too large a dose of this medicine, contact your doctor or the emergency room of the nearest hospital.
If you forget to take one dose, take it how you started as soon as you remember. However, if there is time or very little time until the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Just go back to your regular dosing schedule. Never take a double doza.Ako you forgot to take several doses, contact your doctor. Once you take your medicine
Like most medicines other beneficial effects, Trileptal can have side effects.
Immediately contact your doctor or go to the emergency department of the nearest hospital (or make sure someone else can do it for you), if any of the following side effects:
Swelling of the lips, face or neck, accompanied by difficulty in breathing, speaking or swallowing (signs of angioedema) or other signs of hypersensitivity reactions including rash, fever, and joint pain.
Severe blistering of the skin and / or mucous membranes of the lips, eyes, mouth, nasal passages or genitals (signs of the syndrome, Stevens-Johnson syndrome).
Fever, sore throat, sores in the mouth, unexplained bruising, reddish or purplish spots or patches on skin unexplained (signs of decreased number of blood platelets or low white blood cells).
Rash form of red spots on the face, which may be accompanied by fatigue, fever, nausea, loss of appetite (signs of systemic lupus erythematosus).
Lethargy, confusion, muscle twitching or significant worsening of seizures (signs of low sodium levels in the blood) (see "other special warnings").
Flu-like symptoms with jaundice (yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes) (signs of hepatitis).
Severe abdominal pain with or without vomiting (signs of inflammation of the pancreas)
These are signs of a rare but potentially serious side effects that require urgent medical treatment.
If you experience any of the following side effects, contact your doctor as soon as possible as they may require medical vnimanie.Treperene, loss of muscle coordination, involuntary eye movements, feelings of anxiety or nervousness, feeling depression, rash or irregular (fast or too slow) heart udari.Kazhete your doctor if you have any of the following and they worry you: Fatigue, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, weakness, drowsiness, memory impairment , impaired concentration, apathy, agitation, confusion, blurred vision, constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, acne or hair loss.
These side effects of Trileptal are mostly transient and usually disappear vremeto.Nyakoi people may have other side effects not listed and they are not mentioned in this leaflet. Tell your doctor if you notice anything else that makes you feel unwell.
Caring for your medicine
Do not use Trileptal after the expiry date printed on the carton and blister.
Return any unused tablets to your pharmacy for safe disposal.
Keep Trileptal out of the reach of children.
Do not store above 30 ° C.