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Oxtellar XR

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Oxtellar XR

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

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.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Oxtellar XR® is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to oxcarbazepine or to any of its components [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/28/2015

Overdosage
Contraindications

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