It blocks the repetitive impulses that trigger seizures and it stabilizes the neuronal membrane. In addition it increases the potassium conductance and modulates the high voltage activated calcium channels. These also produce anticonvulsant effect.
Distribution: It is very widely distributed in the body in protein bound form.
Metabolism: It is metabolised in the liver to an active metabolite 10 monohydroxy metabolite.
Excretion: Excreted primarily in urine and very small amount in faeces.
7. Abdominal pain
8. Blurred vision
12. Upper respiratory tract infections
2. Renal impairment
3. Cardiac failure
4. Cardiac conduction disorder
6. Slowly withdraw the drug with caution
Below 4 years : Contraindicated
Oral contraceptive: Efficacy of oral contraceptives, specially those containing ethinyl estradiol & levonorgestrol, can be reduced.
Calcium channel blockers: If given along with oxcarbazepine, levels of felodipine or verapamil can be reduced.
Maintenance dose: 600 - 1200 mg / day in 2 divided doses
Maximum dose: 2400 mg / day
Children: 8 - 10 mg / kg body weight / day in 2 divided doses
Maintenance dose: 30 mg / kg / day in divided doses
Maximum dose: 46 mg / kg / day
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