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(also known as Oxcarbazepine)

Oxcarbazepine is used in the treatment of epilepsy to control partial seizures. This medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to control seizures for as long as you continue to take it .

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription .

Common Brand Names:



Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Bipolar Disorder
Epilepsy & Seizures
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Bipolar Disorder - Teen
Overall, 72% (1486 Members) find Trileptal helpful

Trileptal Reviews

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Fantastic mood stabilizer, took it when it first came out, lowered sodium level and had to be hospitalized. Dr. turned side effect into the FDA, it is now known so they know to check sodium levels should patient show symptoms
Working / Worked
Didn't work
Working / Worked
To stabilize moods. Seems to be effective as part of the cocktail of drugs I am currently on.
Working / Worked
I was put on 600mg a day and that didn't seem to work so I was increased to 900mg a day and now I seem to be pretty stable...for the time being!
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I take 600mg daily.
Working / Worked
Works well.
worked for several years then stopped working always made me antsy and moody stopped working
We just started so not sure if it is going to work or not
Working / Worked
Working just makes me very sleepy... Still have some outbursts of anger everyone once in awhile.
Working / Worked
seems t2 help were waiting 2 see
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  4. Discussion: Trileptal
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  5. Discussion: Trileptal
    I was on it while I was going through a divorce. What a catastrophe, I don't know if it was the drug or it was the horrible state I was in, but I dis... [More]