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Active ingredients: oxcarbazepine
What it is used for
For use as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial seizures and generalised tonic-clonic seizures, in adults and children.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Off-white to slightly reddish-brown suspension
Do I need a prescription?
These medicine packs are available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
- 1 x 100 mL bottle pack
- 1 x 250 mL bottle pack
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is
- 1 x oral dosing syringe pack
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on May 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient oxcarbazepine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems