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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% (1529 Members) find Trileptal helpful

Trileptal Reviews

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This is a wonderful medication for my mood swings, I still swing but not as violently or quickly
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It worked somewhat with other medications.
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just titrated off it made me very sleepy
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Works very well.
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Worked for bp symptoms but caused parkinson's like tremors. I would also just fall walking across the floor!
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Works well mixed with VNS and Vimpat. However, it can sometimes make me feel dizzy and tired.
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Better than anything else
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Worked a little but couldn't handle the effects on my vision
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I'm not on it now, but it was a very helpful medication and I recommend it!
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Was working til recently
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  1. Discussion: Trileptal
    Hey everyone... My pdoc recently prescribed Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine). I'm afraid to start it because of the side effect of hyponatremia. I know I nee... [More]
  2. Discussion: trileptal
    fair amount of wisdom of the crowd here [More]
  3. Discussion: trileptal
    Trileptal ( oxcarbazepine)is the sister drug to Tegreto (carbamazepine). It has an oxygen molecule attached making the more dangerous side effects pre... [More]
  4. Advice: Trileptal
    Trileptal worked for me and eventually I graduated up to lamictal. Tegretol, however, didn't work. But yes, trileptal is great, IMO. DISCLAI... [More]
  5. Advice: Trileptal
    Has anyone had experience with trileptal?? feeling a little timid to take it [More]