It is used alone or with other medications to treat seizure disorders (epilepsy).
Dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness, nausea/vomiting, stomach/abdominal pain, headache, trouble sleeping, or constipation may occur.
Hypersensitivity to the drug. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, mineral imbalance (low level of sodium in the blood).
Before taking oxcarbazepine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to carbamazepine or eslicarbazepine; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor. Some conditions (such as seizures) may become worse when this drug is suddenly stopped. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased.
Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely.
Younger children may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially infections
This drug may pose risks to your pregnancy, therefore please do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor first.
Drugs that may interact with this drug are Cobicistat, elvitegravir, certain drugs used to treat chronic hepatitis C (such as simeprevir, sofosbuvir), rilpivirine,