"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Aptiom (eslicarbazepine acetate) as an add-on medication to treat seizures associated with epilepsy.
Epilepsy is a brain disorder caused by abnormal or excessive activity in the brain"...
Human Overdose Experience
Isolated cases of overdose with immediate-release oxcarbazepine have been reported. The maximum dose taken was approximately 24,000 mg. All patients recovered with symptomatic treatment.
Treatment and Management
There is no specific antidote for Oxtellar XR™ overdose. Administer symptomatic and supportive treatment as appropriate. Options include removal of the drug by gastric lavage and/or inactivation by administering activated charcoal.
Oxtellar XR™ is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to oxcarbazepine or to any of its components [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/9/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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