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How long does oxcarbazepine stay in your system after you stop taking them?

Posted 3 Jun 2018 2 answers

I was prescribed them, and the side effects are too bad so my Doctor stopped them. How long before it's out of my system?

Oxcarbazepine - It's been over 4 days weening off of trileptal. When will I be done?

Posted 24 Sep 2017 1 answer

My son still has a headache and he can't concentrate. He's scared he going to have permanent damage! Help!!!

Oxcarbazepine - Does anyone know a child who takes this med. for ADHD? My step-son is on this med.?

Posted 7 Jan 2014 3 answers

... at his house and has alot of behavior problems but when he is with us he doesnt take the med and we have no problem with him. He doesnt have seizures so I dont understand why he is on this medication. Can someone help me understand plz

Does anyone with Epilepsy have experience with Trileptal aka Oxcarbazepine?

Posted 25 Nov 2013 5 answers

I have a friend with Epilepsy for 45 years. She's been taking Tegretol for about 30 years. It helps but she still gets 3 to 5 seizures a month. She went to a new Doc who wants her to take Trileptal. I'd like to hear from anyone who has taken Trileptal, whether good or bad experiences?

Oxcarbazepine - Is this used as an anti-depressant?

Posted 28 Feb 2014 4 answers

I was on Wellbutrin but having problems with it, my dr. gave me a prescription, written in typical dr. chicken scratch fashion, for something else -- this is what I ended up with. I am wondering now if the pharmacist misread it?

Oxcarbazepine - Does it cause High blood pressure?

Posted 11 Jun 2015 3 answers

My sodium level is very low but my blood pressure is very high. I take the medication for seizures and i think I'm going to have to change the medication.

When is it time to go off antidepressants?

Posted 16 Aug 2016 6 answers

I am taking citalopram 40 MG, wellbutrin 150 MG, and oxcarbazepine 450 MG. I am 21, and back in high school junior year, after a break up, I fell into depression, and I talked to my mom and she said depression runs in the family some so it may be hereditary and the break up may have triggered that ...

Switching from Trileptal to Aptiom?

Posted 3 Jun 2017 3 answers

Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) has become unbearable for me with the adverse effects I've been experiencing, so my neurologist recommended Aptiom. I read that it's possible to make an overnight switch between these two drugs. Has anyone here tried this? I am very interested (desperate ...

How do you know if your sodium level is low while using Oxcarbazepine?

Posted 26 May 2015 2 answers

I have terrible TN pain... Tegretol did nothing for me. Just today my Neurologist gave me a prescription for Oxcarbazepine. Also, has anybody noticed any appetite changes? I plan on taking my first Oxcarvazepine right away. Just want to know what I am in for?? I have M.S

Oxcarbazepine - drinking alcohol with trileptal?

Posted 18 Feb 2012 2 answers

Is it OK to have a cocktail or a glass of wine with dinner while taking this. My shrink started me on just 100 mg. a day. I also take Abilify 1 mg alternating with 2 mg every other day -- for bipolar II. He added trileptal for my being in a "mixed state" with lots of anxiety. After just a ...


Posted 29 Mar 2013 2 answers

150mg. in the morning and 150mg. nighttime. so worried about getting dizzy. taking tis for nerve pain.

Whats the strongest and best medication for ADHD and Bipolar?

Posted 8 Apr 2010 1 answer

Whats the strongest and best medication for ADHD and Bipolar? If it is really bad. On high dosage of Concerta, Methylphenidate, Oxcarbazepine, and more

I am on Trileptal for seizures and was wondering if I can take Tylenol PM while on this RX?

Posted 2 Jun 2010 2 answers

The generic name for this RX is Oxcarbazepine. I am currently on one 300mg tab twice a day and will soon go up to 1 1/2 twice a day. I have trouble sleeping most of the time and usually a couple Tylenol PM will set me off to sleep. But I just started taking this med recently and need to know if the ...

Do you have to taper off oxcarbazepine ?

Posted 1 Apr 2012 1 answer

I am taking 300 Mg's 2x a day, and am going to get off it now, and I was wondering if I need to taper off it ? Thank you in advance !

Bipolar Disorder - Has anyone taken Trileptal with Zoloft for Bipolar?

Posted 24 Aug 2012 2 answers

My Psychiatrist just added the generic of Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine) to Zoloft which I have been taking for the last 3 months. I am in the process of detoxing off Xanax very slowly. I do not understand how an antiepileptic will benefit my condition.

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