Oxcarbazepine

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Other names: Trileptal
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Oxcarbazepine (ox-kar-BAY-zih-peen) is a anticholinergic anticonvulsant and mood stabilizer, used primarily in the treatment of e...
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Trileptal and brain fogginess and forgetfulness
I was prescribed Trileptal ( actually taking the generic ) for what my pdoc calls a " mood disorder". I don't have an official diagnosis yet. Not sure if I had hypo mania but have had some very unusually bad depression in the past year that didn't respond to SSRI's. Also I was tried on brintellix which caused my mind to race, bad insomnia and extreme irritability. Anyway, I can't seem to get on top of the brain fogginess and memory issues with the new med ( oxcabazepine) although mood wise I do feel better. I take 300 msg at night is about all I can handle. Is this fogginess normal?

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have been prescribed oxcarbazepine i haven't started it yet...
" ...oxcarbazepine i haven't started it yet i just picked up my prescription but i would like to know how long does it take work because i have been f... "

at the moment i take 2400 mg of oxcarbazepine per day and i...
" ...several types of medication, at the moment i take 2400 mg of oxcarbazepine per day and i still get pain "

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have you tried 'oxcarbazepine' for pain? talk with your...
" ...you tried 'oxcarbazepine' for pain? talk with ...in some other aspects. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxcarbazepine I apologize for ... "

and mood swings? I have a sore throat and runny nose...
" oxcarbazepine- and flu like symptoms anyone else using this drug to control seizures and mood swings? I have a sore throat and runny nose, only been taking it... "

advice if this tablet can be taken without any side effects...
" ...her tab oxcarbazepine oxetol 300 mg in the morning and night for 2 years. Please advice if this tablet can be taken without any side effects. Are there... "

as fit and prescribed me tab oxcarbazepine oxetol 300 mg in...
" ...seizures (for the first time) 4 months ago.now doctor has diagnosed it as fit and prescribed me tab oxcarbazepine oxetol 300 ...my worry is, could continuous medicine lead to weight gain... "

I was on 1200 mg of oxcarbazepine along with two or three...
" ...was on 1200 mg of oxcarbazepine along with two ...half years. It provided good pain relief, but I experienced nightmares while on the medication which it why I stopped oxcarbazepine as the nigh... "

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effects this group of medications have such as sleepiness...
" ...Sclerosis and have tried numerous medications to control the twitching and sensations and the one only one I tried that worked was oxcarbazepine. It has the usual side effects this group of... "

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weeks I am having numbness in my entire body and tingling...
" ...oxcarbazepine in about a week and a half. Had to for another treatment option. I did experience some sleep disturbances and other mild withdrawals during that time. However, now that it has been o... "

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booboocat
Trileptal and brain fogginess and forgetfulness
I was prescribed Trileptal ( actually taking the generic ) for what my pdoc calls a " mood disorder". I don't have an official diagnosis yet. Not sure if I had hypo mania but have had some very unusually bad depression in the past year that didn't respond to SSRI's. Also I was tried on brintellix which caused my mind to race, bad insomnia and extreme irritability. Anyway, I can't seem to get on top of the brain fogginess and memory issues with the new med ( oxcabazepine) although mood wise I do feel better. I take 300 msg at night is about all I can handle. Is this fogginess normal?

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have been prescribed oxcarbazepine i haven't started it yet...
" ...oxcarbazepine i haven't started it yet i just picked up my prescription but i would like to know how long does it take work because i have been f... "

at the moment i take 2400 mg of oxcarbazepine per day and i...
" ...several types of medication, at the moment i take 2400 mg of oxcarbazepine per day and i still get pain "

Post from
www.als.net
have you tried 'oxcarbazepine' for pain? talk with your...
" ...you tried 'oxcarbazepine' for pain? talk with ...in some other aspects. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxcarbazepine I apologize for ... "

and mood swings? I have a sore throat and runny nose...
" oxcarbazepine- and flu like symptoms anyone else using this drug to control seizures and mood swings? I have a sore throat and runny nose, only been taking it... "

advice if this tablet can be taken without any side effects...
" ...her tab oxcarbazepine oxetol 300 mg in the morning and night for 2 years. Please advice if this tablet can be taken without any side effects. Are there... "

as fit and prescribed me tab oxcarbazepine oxetol 300 mg in...
" ...seizures (for the first time) 4 months ago.now doctor has diagnosed it as fit and prescribed me tab oxcarbazepine oxetol 300 ...my worry is, could continuous medicine lead to weight gain... "

I was on 1200 mg of oxcarbazepine along with two or three...
" ...was on 1200 mg of oxcarbazepine along with two ...half years. It provided good pain relief, but I experienced nightmares while on the medication which it why I stopped oxcarbazepine as the nigh... "

Post from
www.patient.co.uk
effects this group of medications have such as sleepiness...
" ...Sclerosis and have tried numerous medications to control the twitching and sensations and the one only one I tried that worked was oxcarbazepine. It has the usual side effects this group of... "

Post from
dr-bob.org
weeks I am having numbness in my entire body and tingling...
" ...oxcarbazepine in about a week and a half. Had to for another treatment option. I did experience some sleep disturbances and other mild withdrawals during that time. However, now that it has been o... "

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