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Oxcarbamazepine is a derivative of Carbamazepine. It is a newer drug and it has very less side effects of reduction of blood counts, idiosyncratic reaction, problem of rash
as compared to Carbamazepine.
Tagretol and Carbamazepine are same only. Tagretol is brand name for carbamazepine.
Both oxcarbamazepine and carbamazepine are good anti epileptic drugs. They are main drugs in grandmal epilepsy
. Usually if a person remain seizure
free for at least 3 years on drug therapy doctors advocate to discontinue drug under supervision. So for details of her therapy kindly consult her Doctor.