Oxcarbazepine Oral Tablet 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Oxcarbazepine: Oral tablet (150mg)

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Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tab
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 331 
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Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tab
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: 1 83 
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Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tab
Cadista Pharmaceuticals Inc. Fmrly Jubilant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: J 232 
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Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tab
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: G  |  13 7
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Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tab

What is this Medicine?

OXCARBAZEPINE (ox car BAZ e peen) is used to treat people with epilepsy. It helps prevent partial seizures.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Oxcarbazepine: Oral tablet(150mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
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Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tablet

NDC: 000540097
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Partial Seizures

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Mania, Trigeminal Neuralgia

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tablet
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Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 331 
Shape: round
Color: peach

Reported Side Effects for Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tablet

EEG Changes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Thoughts Of Suicide Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Acne Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
1.2-2.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tooth Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
2.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bruises Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hot Flashes Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Ear Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fast Eye Movements Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
2.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dysarthria Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
2.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
3.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
4.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
4.0-14.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Incoordination Incidence:
5.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
7.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Double Vision Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
13.0-31.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
16.0-22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
22.0-28.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tablet(Oxcarbazepine)
Alcohol and Oxcarbazepine(Oxcarbazepine)
Alcohol-containing beverages may decrease the effectiveness of Oxcarbazepine in treating seizures or other conditions. It is best to limit or avoid alcoholic beverages while on any medication used to treat seizures. You may also feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together; do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Oxcarbazepine 150mg Tablet(Oxcarbazepine)
Marijuana and Oxcarbazepine(Oxcarbazepine)
Oxcarbazepine can theoretically increase the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. The side effects profile of Marijuana, Medical may be altered if you take Oxcarbazepine. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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