"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 Trileptal 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. Symptomatic and supportive treatment should be administered as appropriate. Removal of the drug by gastric lavage and/or inactivation by administering activated charcoal should be considered.
Trileptal should not be used in patients with a known hypersensitivity to oxcarbazepine or to any of its components.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/20/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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