Trioptal 600mg Tablet
Trioptal 600mg Tablet
Trioptal 600mg Tablet
Trioptal 600mg Tablet
Trioptal 600mg Tablet
Trioptal 600mg Tablet

Trioptal 600mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Trioptal 600mg tablet is used to treat and prevent epilepsy and seizures. This medicine contains oxcarbazepine which belongs to an anticonvulsant group of medicines. This anti-epileptic medicine is us...
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ContainsOxcarbazepine(600.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy, Seizures/fits
Side effectsDizziness, drowsiness, sleepiness, nausea, vomiting, stomach issues, dry mouth, diarrhoea, constipation, headache, or fatigue.
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Trioptal 600 MG

  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures/fits

Contraindications of Trioptal 600 MG

  • A person having the following conditions should avoid this medicine or take this medicine with extreme caution.
  • Previous allergy to this medicine,
  • Depression,
  • Irregular heartbeat,
  • Liver disease,
  • Kidney problems,
  • Thyroid issues,
  • Suicidal tendency,
  • Hyponatremia (meagre amount of sodium in the blood),
  • Blood disorders,
  • Pregnancy,
  • Breastfeeding.

Side effects of Trioptal 600 MG

  • A person taking Trioptal 600mg tablets can experience the following side effects:
  • Dizziness,
  • Drowsiness,
  • Nausea,
  • Vomiting,
  • Stomach pain,
  • Dryness of mouth,
  • Diarrhoea,
  • Constipation,
  • Headache,
  • Tiredness,
  • Fatigue,
  • Weakness,
  • Double vision.
  • One should consult your doctor if you continue to have these symptoms or if these side effects become serious.

Precautions and Warnings of Trioptal 600 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Trioptal 600mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine comes under category C, which means it's not well studied in humans, but it has defects in the foetus in animals. Hence a doctor will prescribe this medicine only if it's necessary. The pregnant female should take the dosage only as prescribed.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Trioptal 600mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Oxcarbazepine is secreted in breast milk, but the levels are low. Research says that if the infant is above two months of age, no adverse effect is seen in the infant feeding on mother’s milk who is consuming Trioptal 600mg Tablet.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Trioptal 600mg Tablet?
A:
No. after consumption of this Trioptal Tablet one can experience drowsiness and dizziness; hence one should not drive or do any work that needs attention and focus, also, one should not work in heavy machinery after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Trioptal 600mg Tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol or anything that causes drowsiness should be avoided during treatment Trioptal 600 mg tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop a rash or an allergy to Trioptal Tablet.
  • You feel giddy after taking this medicine as it causes your sodium levels to go down.
  • You experience sudden mood swings and dwell on suicidal thoughts.
  • You experience irregular heartbeat.
  • You start showing symptoms of jaundice (yellowness all over your body) which is because of liver issues.
  • You experience severe drowsiness and some physical ability.
  • By mistake or by intention, you have consumed an overdose of this medicine.

Mode of Action of Trioptal 600 MG

How Does It Work?

The action of oxcarbazepine is on the electrical nerve impulses of the brain. It works by decreasing the imbalance in these impulses and reducing the recurrent episodes of fits or seizures. Because of...
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Directions for Use of Trioptal 600 MG

  • You should take a Trioptal 600 mg tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
  • You should not exceed the prescribed dosage or even skip the dose.
  • If you have any side effects, talk to your doctor right away.
  • You should not discontinue using this medication without consulting your physician.
  • Keep the medicines in the container with the lid tightly closed and away from children and pets.

Interactions of Trioptal 600 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • One should avoid taking the following medicines with Trioptal 600 mg Tablet to avoid side effects like headaches, drowsiness, or dizziness. These medicines may increase the blood concentration of Trio...
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  • Antipsychotic (aripiprazole, lurasidone, quetiapine),
  • Anti-anxiety (alprazolam),
  • Anti-depressant (duloxetine, escitalopram, pregabalin,
  • Fluoxetine, trazodone, sertraline),
  • Sedative (zolpidem),
  • Antibiotics (erythromycin),
  • Pain killer (hydrocodone, methadone),
  • Anti-convulsant (lamotrigine, topiramate),
  • Antacid (esomeprazole),
  • An antihistamine (cetirizine).

Interactions with food items

  • Taking Trioptal 600 mg Tablet with grapefruit juice may diminish the effectiveness of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Trioptal 600 MG

Trioptal Tablets should be kept packed in the packet or container it comes in. Also, this medication should be kept in a cool and dry place, at a temp below 30°C. You should store this medicin...
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Dosage of Trioptal 600 MG

Overdose

Trioptal 600mg tablets should be consumed strictly as directed by your physician. This medicine should not be bought over the counter. A person who consumes double or extra doses of this medicine may ...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Trioptal 600 mg tablets, consume it as soon as you remember. Omit the dose if your next dose is near. Do not take repeated doses at the same time.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Will I experience mood swings while taking Trioptal Tablet?

A: Yes. Mood swings can be one of the side effects, and not all but a few people can experience them. Hence one should take medicine exactly as advised by the doctor.

Q: Will I gain weight while taking Trioptal Tablet?

A: Yes. one can experience weight gain. One must maintain a healthy lifestyle. Report if you experience sudden weight gain.

Q: Do I experience menstrual irregularities while on Trioptal Tablet?

A: Females with epilepsy have higher chances of irregular menses than any other female. But there is no evidence of experiencing irregular menses because of this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
TRIOPTAL
Last Updated on: 20 Apr 2022 | 04:20 PM (IST)
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