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Difficulty in concentration, sleepiness, mood swings, weakness, muscle pain, seizures. Taking oxetol. Side effect?

I am taking oxetol 300 twice a day and i have some of this following side effects:- . 1)concentration or memory difficulties. 2)confusion. 3)sleepiness. 4)unstable moods. 5)weakness or loss of strength. 6)muscle pains. . 7)increased seizures.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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Oxetol contains the active ingredient Oxcarbazepine. It does cause all the above-mentioned side effects of memory difficulties, confusion, sleepiness, unstable moods, weakness, decreased co-ordination, muscle pains.

It does not cause increased seizures but decreases the occurrence of seizures.

The drug is used as monotherapy in Partial seizures.

Hope this helps.

Answered: Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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