"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"...
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OXCARBAZEPINE - ORAL
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Trileptal
USES: This medication is used to treat seizure disorders (epilepsy). It may be used with other seizure medications as determined by your doctor.
HOW TO USE: Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using oxcarbazepine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth, usually twice daily. This drug may be taken with or without food.
The dosage is based on your medical condition (including pregnancy) and response to therapy.
It is important to take all doses on time to keep the level of medication in your blood constant. Take doses at evenly spaced intervals. Do not skip doses.
Do not suddenly stop taking this drug without your doctor's approval since seizures may reoccur.
Notify your doctor if seizure control worsens.
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