Each film coated tablet contains:
Oxcarbazepine IP 300 mg
Oxcarbazepine is an anti-epileptic drug. it is used to treat partial seizures.
It inhibits the abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
It blocks the nerve impulses that causes serious pain and seizures
Indications & Usage
In partial onset seizures
Mechanism of Action
It blocks the sodium channels. it prevents the opening and closing of nerve impulses and propagation of action potential in the neuron
epilepsy is the condition where there is excessive firing of neurons.
It also inhibits the glutamatergic activity and enhances the overexcitation of neurons.
It also increases conductance of potassium and modulation of voltage gated calcium channels.
It is absorbed orally
It is mainly bound to albumin i.e. 40%
It undergoes glucuronidation
It is excreted via urine
- Difficulty in breathing
- Contraindicated in pregnancy
- Contraindicated in depression