Hi, danielle! Headaches can be a *normal* side effect of Trileptal (oxcarbamazine) that affect about 30% of patients. For most people they subside within a few days to a couple of weeks.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you can take some ibuprofen. It worked well for me and my headaches were gone in about a week anyway.
Best wishes, Wildcat
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