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Oxcarbazepine
Indications
Primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures and partial seizures with or without secondary generalization, where there are compelling reasons for not giving phenytoin; carbamazepine or valproates as first line therapy.
Dose/Application
The dose is increased gradually at the start of treatment and adjusted to the need of individual patient. The dosage is halved in-patients with severe kidney failure. Adult: Monotherapy: Initial dose- 300mg daily. Average dose: 600-1200mg daily. In severe epilepsy and refractory cases - initial dose 300mg daily. Studies on children are not sufficient.
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Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
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