Zenoxa 300mg Tablet
Zenoxa 300mg Tablet

Zenoxa 300mg Tablet

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
101.27*
MRP 123.50
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Oxcarbazepine(300.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Zenoxa Tablet contains oxcarbazepine as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of epilepsy of seizures, especially partial seizures and their complications. It decreases the electrical ac...
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uses

Uses of Zenoxa 300 MG

Zenoxa Tablet is used for the treatment of epilepsy or seizures.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zenoxa 300 MG

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

Side effects of Zenoxa 300 MG

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Weight gain
  • Rashes
  • Acne
  • Irritation
  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Low attention span
  • Blurred vision
  • Vertigo
  • Hair loss
  • Decreased sodium levels
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zenoxa 300 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zenoxa Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • You should consult your doctor before using Zenoxa Tablet 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zenoxa Tablet?
A:
Zenoxa 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

Alcohol

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

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 using Zenoxa Tablet
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zenoxa 300 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 Zenoxa Tablet helps in controlling electrical activity in the brain and decreases the frequency of seizures.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zenoxa 300 MG

Zenoxa 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 re...
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interactions

Interactions of Zenoxa 300 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way 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.
  • 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 Zenoxa 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-in...
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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 tub...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zenoxa 300 MG

  • Keep Zenoxa 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

Dosage of Zenoxa 300 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 Zenoxa Tablet.

Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose of Zenoxa 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 d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Zenoxa Tablet?

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

Q: How does Zenoxa Tablet work?

A: Zenoxa Tablet helps in controlling electrical activity in the brain and decreases the frequency of seizures.

Q: How long to take Zenoxa Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Zenoxa Tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions, and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
Last Updated on: 03 May 2021 | 12:23 PM (IST)
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