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OLEPTAL OD 600MG

Manufacturer

TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Composition

OXCARBAZEPINE-600MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

OLEPTAL OD 600MG

Product Details

About OLEPTAL OD 600MG

OLEPTAL OD 600MG belongs to a group of medicines called anti-convulsants or anti-epileptics used to treat epilepsy/seizures/fits. Epilepsy is a sudden rush of electricity in the brain. In epilepsy the brain's electrical rhythms become imbalanced, resulting in recurrent seizures. In patients with seizures, the typical brain electrical pattern is disrupted by sudden bursts of electrical impulse that affect an individual’s consciousness, movements or sensations.

OLEPTAL OD 600MG works by reducing the attacks of seizures or epilepsy by decreasing the nerve impulses that cause fits. Thereby helps in controlling seizures. In epilepsy the brain's electrical rhythms become imbalanced, resulting in recurrent episodes. In patients with seizures, the typical brain electrical pattern is disrupted by sudden bursts of electrical impulse that affect an individual’s consciousness, movements or sensations.

Take OLEPTAL OD 600MG with or without food. The tablet form of OLEPTAL OD 600MG should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew, or break the tablet. The liquid form of OLEPTAL OD 600MG should be taken by mouth using the measuring cup provided by the pack; shake the container well before each use. You are advised to take OLEPTAL OD 600MG for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness, headache, nausea, vomiting, double vision, stomach pain, diarrhoea or constipation, and weakness. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

To treat your condition effectually, continue taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Please do not stop taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG without consulting your doctor to avoid precipitating seizures. Do not take OLEPTAL OD 600MG if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor. Avoid taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG while breastfeeding as it may cause side-effects in the breastfed babies. OLEPTAL OD 600MG causes drowsiness and dizziness, so drive if you are alert. OLEPTAL OD 600MG should not be given to children unless prescribed. Avoid consuming alcohol along with OLEPTAL OD 600MG as it could lead to increased dizziness and sleepiness. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience suicidal tendencies. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.

Uses of OLEPTAL OD 600MG

Epilepsy (fits)

Directions for Use

Take OLEPTAL OD 600MG with or without food. The tablet form of OLEPTAL OD 600MG should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew, or break the tablet. The liquid form of OLEPTAL OD 600MG should be taken by mouth using the measuring cup provided by the pack; shake the pack well before each use. Based on your medical condition, your doctor will decide how long you need to take OLEPTAL OD 600MG.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of OLEPTAL OD 600MG

Like all medicines, OLEPTAL OD 600MG can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness, headache, nausea, vomiting, double vision, stomach pain, diarrhoea or constipation, and weakness are the common side-effects of OLEPTAL OD 600MG. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take OLEPTAL OD 600MG if you are allergic to any of its contents. Inform your doctor before taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG if you have or had heart problems, kidney and liver problems, if you have low levels of sodium in blood or if you are taking medicines that could lower the levels of sodium in the blood, or if you are using hormonal contraceptives. Do not stop taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG without consulting your doctor to avoid precipitating seizures. Avoid intake of OLEPTAL OD 600MG if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor. Nursing mothers should consult the doctor before using OLEPTAL OD 600MG as it may pass into the breast milk and affect the baby. OLEPTAL OD 600MG causes drowsiness and dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. OLEPTAL OD 600MG should not be given to children unless prescribed. Avoid consuming alcohol along with OLEPTAL OD 600MG as it could lead to increased dizziness and sleepiness. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience suicidal tendencies.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG as it may increase dizziness and sleepiness.

  • Pregnancy

    Avoid taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG if you are pregnant unless prescribed by a doctor. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this, your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    OLEPTAL OD 600MG should not be taken by breastfeeding mothers as it passes into breast milk and could lead to side-effects for breastfed babies.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    OLEPTAL OD 600MG causes drowsiness, sleepiness and tiredness. Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are alert.

  • Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

  • Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

Other Information (OLE0015)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

OLEPTAL OD 600MG works by decreasing the nerve impulses that cause fits (seizures episodes) in the brain. Thereby helps in controlling seizures.

OLEPTAL OD 600MG causes dizziness, sleepiness and tiredness. So, drive only if you are alert and omit driving or operating machinery if you feel dizzy or sleepy.

Do not discontinue OLEPTAL OD 600MG without consulting your doctor. To treat your condition effectually continue taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG for as long as prescribed. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you feel any difficulty while taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG; your doctor will reduce the dose gradually to avoid precipitating seizures.

Consult your doctor before taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe OLEPTAL OD 600MG only if the benefits outweigh the risks. If you are planning for pregnancy, use contraception while taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG.

OLEPTAL OD 600MG may cause weight gain, so try to maintain a healthy weight (BMI between 18.5-24.9) by following a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

OLEPTAL OD 600MG may cause agitation or mood changes. Talk to your doctor if you experience any changes in mood, behaviour, or emotions while taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG.

OLEPTAL OD 600MG may cause low sodium levels in the blood. This could lead to confusion, reduced concentration, vision problems, nausea, vomiting or worsening of seizures. Regular monitoring of sodium levels is advised while taking OLEPTAL OD 600MG.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India

OLEPTAL OD 600MG

OLEPTAL OD 600MG

MRP: 251.90

Strip
1

10 Tablet in 1 Strip