What is Oleptal?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Oxcarbazepine

Oleptal is an international brand of oxcarbazepine, used to treat certain types of seizures in people who have epilepsy. It is an anticonvulsant. It works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oleptal

Side effect Patients
Bruxism (teeth grinding) 1
Weight gain 1

Why patients stopped taking Oleptal

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Oleptal

Duration

Stopped taking Oleptal

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Oleptal.