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Oxetol Suspension 60ml

By SUN PHARMA
60ml Suspension in Bottle
159.90*
MRP 195.00
15% OFF
3% EXTRA
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Oxcarbazepine(300.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Oxetol suspension contains a medicine known as Oxcarbazepine. It is one of the medicines of the group called anti-epileptic medicines. It is used for the treatment of epilepsy or seizures, especially ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Oxetol Suspension 60ml

Oxetol suspension is used in the treatment of epilepsy or seizures.
contraindications

Contraindications of Oxetol Suspension 60ml

If you are allergic to Oxcarbazepine or any other ingredients of Oxetol suspension.
sideEffects

Side effects of Oxetol Suspension 60ml

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Double vision
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Trembling
  • Involuntary movements of the eyes
  • Mood swings
  • Confusion
  • Weakness
  • Weight gain
  • Itchy skin
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Very fast or slow irregular heartbeats
  • Speech problem
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Oxetol Suspension 60ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Oxetol suspension during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using this medicine 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Oxetol suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Oxetol suspension pass into the breast milk and may adversely affect your baby, thus you should not use it while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Oxetol suspension?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances, drowsiness and dizziness thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Oxetol suspension?
A:
No, you should avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase the chances of drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an allergy to any other medicine used for seizures.
  • You have any liver problems before or during the treatment.
  • 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 (pain killers), Diuretics (water pills used in heart-related problems).
  • You have any heart problems like pumping problems (difficulty in breathing, swelling of ankles).
  • You are taking hormonal contraceptives.
  • Tell your doctor if you develop any of the following conditions during the treatment: Tiredness, breathlessness when exercising, looking pale, headache, chills, dizziness, infections leading to fever,...
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  • Your doctor may advise frequent blood tests for thyroid function, as this medicine may cause Hypothyroidism (decreased thyroid gland function).
  • Your doctor may advise blood tests for determining the dose of medicine as well.
  • This medicine should not be used in children below 6 years of age
  • Your doctor will try to maintain the patient on the single best medicine. If patients having severe epilepsy, they may prescribe two or more medicines for that.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Oxetol Suspension 60ml

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 helps in controlling electrical activity in the brain and decreases the frequency of seizures or fits. It works by keeping the brain’s over-excitable nerve cells under control. This redu...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Oxetol Suspension 60ml

  • Take Oxetol suspension as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or dropper for the exact quantity.
interactions

Interactions of Oxetol Suspension 60ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about any of the other medicine you are taking which includes medicine without prescription and herbal medicines as well, as these medicines may alter the effectiveness of Oxetol susp...
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  • Inform your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines, including:
  • other anticonvulsant medicines like Phenobarbital, Phenytoin, Carbamazepine, Lamotrigine and Valproic acid.
  • Hormonal contraceptives (Oxcarbazepine decreases 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)
  • 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-inflammatory drugs (pain killers). Oxcar...
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  • Medicines to decrease the body’s immune system (immunosuppressants) such as ciclosporin, tacrolimus (used to prevent organ transplantation)
  • Rifampicin (an antibiotic used for the treatment of tuberculosis)
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Oxetol Suspension 60ml

  • Store Oxetol suspension in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Use within 7 weeks after opening the bottle.
  • After 7 weeks dispose of unused suspension properly.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.
dosage

Dosage of Oxetol Suspension 60ml

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may cause agitation, being confused, drowsiness or sleepiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, fast and irregular heartbeats, shaking, seizures/fits, headache, coma, loss ...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose of Oxetol suspension, 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 forgott...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Oxetol suspension?

A: Oxetol suspension contains Oxcarbazepine, which belongs to a group of medicines called anti-epileptic medicines. It is used for the treatment of epilepsy of seizures, especially partial seizures and their complications.

Q: How does Oxetol suspension work?

A: Oxcarbazepine helps to control electrical activity in the brain and decreases the frequency of seizures by keeping the brain’s over-excitable nerve cells under control.

Q: Can Oxetol suspension used by a kid?

A: Oxetol suspension must be used as per the advice of your doctor. It is mandatory to consult a doctor before using this medicine in a child as they are at high risk for adverse effects. It should not be given to children under 6 years of age. So, use it in children only if prescribed by the doctor and avoid self-medication.
Last Updated on: 29 Apr 2021 | 10:43 AM (IST)
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