Lovax 600mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Lovax 600mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Lovax 600mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Lovax 600 MG Description

Lovax Tablet contains oxcarbazepine as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of epilepsy or seizures, especially partial seizures and their complications. It decreases the electrical act...
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ContainsOxcarbazepine(600.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy or seizures
Side effectsHeadache, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, weakness
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Lovax 600 MG

Lovax Tablet is used for the treatment of epilepsy or seizures.

Contraindications of Lovax 600 MG

If you are allergic to oxcarbazepine or any other ingredients of Lovax Tablet.

Side effects of Lovax 600 MG

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Weight gain
  • Rashes
  • Acne
  • Irritation
  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Blurred vision
  • Vertigo

Precautions and Warnings of Lovax 600 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lovax Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • You should consult your doctor before using Lovax as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy.
  • Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
  • Proper birth control measures should be taken while on treatment with this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lovax Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Lovax Tablet should not be used while breastfeeding as oxcarbazepine passes into breastmilk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lovax Tablet?
A:
Lovax Tablet may cause dizziness, drowsiness, balance or coordination problems, double or blurred vision, especially during starting of the treatment thus it can affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. So, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you experience such side effects.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lovax Tablet?
A:
No, alcohol consumption should be avoided while on treatment with Lovax Tablet as it may increase the chances of drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any problems with your liver.
  • You have any kidney problems, especially associated with low sodium levels in the blood. (Your doctor may start treatment with half the normal starting dose and may slowly increase the dose.)
  • You are taking any other medicine which can decrease blood sodium levels like Indomethacin, Ibuprofen.
  • You suffer from any heart problems like heart rhythm issues, pumping problems (difficulty in breathing, swelling of ankles).
  • You have an allergy to any other medicine used for seizures.
  • You are using hormonal contraceptives.
  • You have ulcers in the mouth, throat, nose, genitals and conjunctivitis (red and swollen eyes).
  • You notice an increase in the frequency of seizures.
  • You are suffering from conditions like lactose intolerance.
  • You develop any allergic reaction after taking Lovax.

Mode of Action of Lovax 600 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Normally in the brain, the electrical activity is going on in a controlled manner. When there is an imbalance in this electrical activity, it becomes uncontrolled. That produces symptoms like muscle t...
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  • Oxcarbazepine in Lovax helps in controlling electrical activity in the brain and decreases the frequency of seizures.

Directions for Use of Lovax 600 MG

Lovax Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal res...
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Interactions of Lovax 600 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Lovax Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking other medicines to treat fits like Phenobarbital, Phenytoin, Carbamazepine, Lamotrigine and Valproic acid.
  • Hormonal contraceptives, when used with this medicine, decrease the effectiveness of contraceptive medicines; thus, your doctor may advise you to try other forms of contraception.
  • Lithium and MAOIs (Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors), like Phenelzine and Moclobemide, (these medicines are used to treat mental illness).
  • Concomitant use of Lovax Tablet and medicines that can lower sodium levels in the blood like diuretics (used to treat high blood pressure), desmopressin (used for bedwetting) and non-steroid anti-infl...
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  • Medicines to decrease the body’s immune system (immunosuppressants) such as ciclosporin, tacrolimus (used to prevent organ transplantation) and Rifampicin (an antibiotic used for the treatment of tube...
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Storage and disposal of Lovax 600 MG

  • Keep Lovax Tablet out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date.
  • Store below 30°C in the original package.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Lovax 600 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose include low levels of sodium in the blood, anger, agitation, being confused, drowsiness or sleepiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, fast and irregular heartbeats, shaki...
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  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the symptoms or feel you have taken too much of Lovax Tablet.

Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose of Lovax Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Lovax Tablet?

A: Lovax Tablet is used for the treatment of epilepsy of seizures, especially partial seizures and its complications.

Q: Does Lovax cause sleep?

A: Sleepiness or dizziness is one of the side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Lovax. These side effects could affect your ability to drive. So be careful while driving or doing any physical activity that requires mental attention, unless you do not know how this medicine affects you.

Q: Is Lovax a steroid?

A: No, Lovax is not a steroid. It is an anti-epileptic medicine.
Product Details
Brand
LOVAX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/11/2023
Last Updated on: 17 May 2022 | 12:51 PM (IST)

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