Trileptal is a prescription medication that is used to treat partial seizures. Trileptal contains the antiepileptic drug oxcarbazepine and may be prescribed to be taken alone or alongside other medications. Trileptal works by decreasing the nerve impulses that can cause seizures.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Trileptal include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of oxcarbazepine:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Trileptal?
If you miss a dose of Trileptal, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the generic alternative to Trileptal?
Generic Trileptal is known as oxcarbazepine. Both Trileptal and Oxcarbazepine are available in strengths of 150mg, 300mg, or 600mg.