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Zenoxa 150mg Tablet

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Oxcarbazepine(150.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Zenoxa Tablet is an anticonvulsant medicine that is used to control the seizures. Oxcarbazepine is the active ingredient present that helps in decreasing the impulses from the nerves that may cause se...
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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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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Zenoxa 150mg Tablet

Zenoxa Tablet is used in the treatment of various types of seizures with epilepsy (activity of the brain is disturbed).
contraindications

Contraindications of Zenoxa 150mg Tablet

If you are allergic to oxcarbazepine or any of the ingredients present in the Zenoxa Tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zenoxa 150mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Disturbed vision
  • Vomiting
  • Vision
  • Rashes
  • Acne
  • Fatigue
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zenoxa 150mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Zenoxa Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of the Zenoxa Tablet on pregnancy. If pregnancy is detected while taking this medicine inform your doctor immediately. Do not stop taking your medicine until your doctor tells you to. Talk to your doctor for more information.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Zenoxa Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is not recommended to use in breastfeeding women as it was shown to pass into the breastmilk and the effect on the newborn baby is unknown. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Zenoxa Tablet?
A:
This medicine may make you feel dizzy and experience blurred vision, visual disturbances. It may also decrease the consciousness of this medicine. It is recommended to avoid activities like driving and operating machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Zenoxa Tablet?
A:
Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine as you will feel sleepy and dizzy.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You observe any allergic reactions like rashes, itching, redness of the skin, etc after taking this medicine.
  • You have a known history of Stevens-Johnson syndrome (a condition where the skin develops rashes, itching peeling of the skin, etc).
  • You have liver problems or kidney problems.
  • You are taking medicines like water pills and NSAID's (indomethacin and ibuprofen)
  • You have heart problems.
  • You have a known history of heart rhythm disorder.
  • You are taking contraceptives.
  • You have hypothyroidism (low levels of thyroid hormone) if you are unsure consult your doctor.
  • You experience increased frequencies of episodes of seizure.
  • You notice any behavioural change.
  • You are lactose intolerant.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zenoxa 150mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Oxcarbazepine works by inhibiting or decreasing the hyperactivity or excitation of the nerve impulse (signal) in the brain responsible for the seizures.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zenoxa 150mg Tablet

Zenoxa Tablet should be taken 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 take it at a fixed time for optim...
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interactions

Interactions of Zenoxa 150mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Zenoxa 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. Also, you should inform your doctor if you or your child has ...
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  • Especially, if you are taking other anticonvulsant medicines, oral contraceptives, medicine to treat the brain-related disorder, diuretics, NSAIDs, antibiotics, immunosuppressants, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zenoxa 150mg Tablet

  • Store it in a dry place, protected from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Zenoxa 150mg Tablet

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine may lead to adverse effects such as blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, etc should be immediately reported to your treating doctor...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of this medicine and take the missed dose as soon as possible. Never take two doses to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How does the Zenoxa Tablet work?

A: This medicine works by reducing the impulses from the nerves that cause seizures.

Q: Can I stop taking the Zenoxa Tablet, if i start feeling better?

A: It is recommended to take this medicine as directed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor. Sudden stopping of this medicine may result in withdrawal effects and worsen your condition.

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ContainsOxcarbazepine(150.0 Mg)
UsesSeizures
Side effectsFever, sneezing, sore throat, dizziness, vision disturbances
Last Updated on: 28 Aug 2021 | 09:47 AM (IST)
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