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Oxetol Xr 300mg Tablet

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
125.80*
MRP 148.00
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Oxetol Xr 300 MG Description

Oxetol XR 300 tablet is an anti-epileptic medicine. It is used to manage epilepsy or seizures, especially partial seizures and their complications. Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes a temporar

y fault in the brain's electrical activity. This causes people to have seizures and convulsions. Oxetol XR 300 tablet contains oxcarbazepine as the active ingredient. It works by decreasing the electrical activity in the brain which decreases the frequency of seizures. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Oxetol XR 300 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history. This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 6 years of age.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹125.80
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ContainsOxcarbazepine(300.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy or seizures
Side effectsHeadache, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Oxetol Xr 300 MG

Oxetol XR 300 tablet is used for the management of epilepsy or seizures.
contraindications

Contraindications of Oxetol Xr 300 MG

If you are allergic to oxcarbazepine or any other ingredient of Oxetol XR 300 tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Oxetol Xr 300 MG

  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Oxetol Xr 300 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Oxetol XR 300 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effect of Oxetol XR 300 tablet during pregnancy. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and th...
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breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Oxetol XR 300 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Oxetol XR 300 tablet should not be used while breastfeeding as it may pass into human breast milk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Oxetol XR 300 tablet?
A:
Oxetol XR 300 tablet may cause dizziness, drowsiness, balance or coordination problems, and double or blurred vision. If you experience any of these effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Oxetol XR 300 tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption should be avoided while on treatment with Oxetol XR 300 tablet as it may increase the chances of drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disorders.
  • You are taking any other medicine which can decrease blood sodium levels like indomethacin or ibuprofen. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
  • You have heart disorders like heart rhythm issues, or pumping problems (difficulty in breathing, swelling of ankles).
  • You have an allergy to any other medicine used for seizures.
  • You are using hormonal contraceptives as a method of birth control.
  • You have ulcers in the mouth, throat, nose, genitals, or 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 Oxetol XR 300 tablet.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Oxetol Xr 300 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Normally in the brain, the electrical activity occurs in a controlled manner. When there is an imbalance in this electrical activity, it becomes uncontrolled and produces symptoms like muscle tighteni...
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  • Oxetol XR 300 tablet helps in controlling electrical activity in the brain and decreases the frequency of seizures.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Oxetol Xr 300 MG

  • Oxetol XR 300 tablet should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a 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 results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Oxetol Xr 300 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Oxetol XR 300 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/seizures 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.
  • Caution should be exercised with the use of lithium and MAOIs (monoamine oxidase inhibitors), like phenelzine and moclobemide, (these medicines are used to manage mental illness).
  • Concomitant use of Oxetol XR 300 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 ...
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  • Medicines used to decrease the body’s immune system (immunosuppressants) such as cyclosporine, tacrolimus (used to prevent organ transplantation), and rifampicin (an antibiotic used for the treatment ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Oxetol Xr 300 MG

  • Store Oxetol XR 300 tablet below 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Oxetol Xr 300 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose of Oxetol XR 300 tablet include low levels of sodium in the blood, confusion, drowsiness or sleepiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, shaking, seizures/convulsions, head...
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  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the symptoms or feel you have taken too much of Oxetol XR 300 tablet.

Missed a Dose

  • If you forget a dose of Oxetol XR 300 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 dose.

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 XR 300 tablet?

A: Oxetol XR 300 tablet is used for the management of epilepsy or seizures, especially partial seizures and their complications.

Q: Does Oxetol XR 300 cause sleep?

A: Sleepiness or drowsiness is one of the effects that can be seen during the treatment with Oxetol XR 300 tablet. If you experience any of these effects after taking this medicine, it is advised not to drive, operate machinery, or perform any other tasks that require mental alertness.

Q: Is Oxetol XR 300 a steroid?

A: No, Oxetol XR 300 tablet is not a steroid. It is an anti-epileptic medicine.

Q: What is epilepsy?

A: Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes a temporary fault in the brain's electrical activity. This causes people to have seizures and convulsions. Symptoms include muscle tightening, unusual head movements, blank stares, moving of eyes from side to side, numbness, and tingling.

Q: When to take Oxetol XR 300?

A: Oxetol XR 300 tablet should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. However, it is recommended to take this medicine at the same time every day for optimal benefits.
Product Details
Brand
OXETOL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2024
Last Updated on: 22 Sep 2022 | 02:12 PM (IST)
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