oxcarbazepine suspension - oral, Trileptal

GENERIC NAME: OXCARBAZEPINE SUSPENSION - ORAL (ox-kar-BAY-zih-peen)

BRAND NAME(S): Trileptal

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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: 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.Shake the bottle well before each dose. Measure each dose carefully with the provided oral dosing syringe. Take this medication by mouth, usually twice daily, or as directed by your doctor. This drug may be taken with or without food. The suspension may be swallowed directly from the oral syringe or mixed in a small glass of water.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 stop taking this drug suddenly without your doctor's approval since seizures may reoccur.Notify your doctor if seizure control worsens.

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