Tzetol 150Mg Tablet 10's

Epilepsy/Convulsion Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

TZETOL 150MG contains Oxcarbazepine which belongs to a group of medicines called anticonvulsants or antiepileptics. It is used to treat partial seizures and generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Epilepsy is a disorder of brain where people have recurring seizures and convulsions. Seizures is a result of a temporary fault in the brain’s electrical activity.

Take TZETOL 150MG according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause dizziness, drowsiness, balance or co-ordination problems, eye problems, muscle weakness and reduced levels of consciousness. Before using it, inform your doctor if you have or had heart problems, kidney or liver disease, difficulty urinating, depression, or suicidal thoughts. This medicine is used in adults and children aged 6 years and above. Your doctor will give the dose works best for you or your child. It can be used alone or along with other antiepileptic medicines.

USES OF TZETOL 150MG

  • Treat partial seizures (epilepsy)

HOW TZETOL 150MG WORKS

TZETOL 150MG works by keeping the brain’s over excitable nerve cells under control, which may help to suppress or reduce the frequency of such seizures.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break the medicine. It may be taken with or without food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF TZETOL 150MG

COMMON

  • fatigue, sleepiness
  • dizziness
  • unsteadiness
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • double or blurred vision
  • uncontrolled eye movement
  • depression, mood swings
  • anxiety, nervousness
  • weight gain
  • hair loss

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. ORS should be used to prevent dehydration.

Drowsiness or dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Vomiting:

Drink clear or ice-cold drinks. Eat light, bland foods and avoid fried, greasy, or sweet foods.

Constipation:

Eat fruits, vegetables whole grains and high fiber rich foods.

Feeling sick (nausea) or indigestion:

Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

TZETOL 150MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

TZETOL 150MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause dizziness, drowsiness, balance or co-ordination problems, eye problems, muscle weakness and reduced levels of consciousness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with TZETOL 150MG. It may cause drowsiness.

KIDNEY

TZETOL 150MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

TZETOL 150MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Oxcarbazepine or any ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

TZETOL 150MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you had or have a condition such as:

  • low sodium level in blood

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following:

  • antipsychotic medicines
  • hormonal contraceptives
  • diuretics
  • indomethacin and ibuprofen (medicines used to treat pain)
  • ciclosporin, tacrolimus (immunosuppressants)
  • rifampicin

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Oxcarbazepine
Pharmacological Category :   Anticonvulsant
Therapeutic Indication :   Focal (partial) onset seizures, Trigeminal neuralgia
Dosage Forms :  

Tablet, Oral suspension

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT TZETOL 150MG

When and how should I take TZETOL 150MG?

Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food.  

Will the use of TZETOL 150MG affect my fertility?

It is not known to affect fertility in males or females. Inform your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Does TZETOL 150MG cause hair loss?

Yes, it may cause hair loss. But it does not affect everyone. If there is any hair loss, consult your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Drugs acting on central nervous system. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 416.

2. J. porter and Michael A. Rogawski. Anti-seizure drugs. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 417.

3. Hua Geng and Chengzhong Wang. Efficacy and safety of oxcarbazepine in the treatment of children with epilepsy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials: Neuropsyhiatric disease and treatment, 2017; [Accessed Oct 16, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5342615/

4. Porters RJ, Meldrum BS. Anti-seizure Drugs. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 406-407.

5. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page 1037-38.

6. Mylan Potters Bar (UK). Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised Nov 2018] [Accessed Oct 16, 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8483.pdf 

7. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. [Revised Oct 24, 2017] [Accessed Oct 16, 2020] https://pdf.hres.ca/dpd_pm/00041848.PDF

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    OXCARBAZEPINE 150MG
    Hsn Code
    30049082
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