Oxcarbazepine (or TRILEPTAL®) is mainly prescribed to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder.
Class: Mood Stabilizer, Anticonvulsant
FDA Approval: 1999
Dosage Forms: 150 mg, 300 mg, 600 mg
Biological Half-life: 1-5 hours
Side Effects: Dizziness, blurred vision, loss of balance, loss of concentration, slurred speech, headache, nausea, upset stomach, diarrhea, tremors, skin rash
Routes of Administration: Oral
Pregnancy Category: C (US)