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Trioptal Tablet is used for Partial seizures, Generalized tonic-clonic seizures, Partial fits, Generalized tonic-clonic fits and other conditions. Trioptal Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Trioptal Tablet contains Oxcarbazepine as an active ingredient.
Trioptal Tablet works by stabilising the electrical activity of brain to controls fits.
Detailed information related to Trioptal Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.


Trioptal Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Learn more: Uses

Trioptal Tablet Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Trioptal Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Learn more: Side-effects


Before using Trioptal Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

Interactions with Trioptal Tablet

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Trioptal Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Trioptal Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Cobicistat
  • Eldepryl
  • Errin
  • Felodipine
  • Furoxone
  • Jencycla
  • Liletta
  • Nardil
  • Norgestrel
  • Verapamil
Learn more: Interactions

When not to use Trioptal Tablet

Hypersensitivity to Trioptal Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Trioptal Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Learn more: Contraindications

Composition and Active Ingredients

Trioptal Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Trioptal Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Trioptal Tablet - Packages: 10 Tablet
Trioptal Tablet - Strengths: 150MG, 450MG, 300MG, 600MG

Trioptal Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Trioptal Tablet safe to use when pregnant?
  • Is Trioptal Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
  • Can Trioptal Tablet be used for Partial seizures and Generalized tonic-clonic seizures?
    Yes, partial seizures and generalized tonic-clonic seizures are among the most common reported uses for Trioptal Tablet. Please do not use Trioptal Tablet for partial seizures and generalized tonic-clonic seizures without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Trioptal Tablet.
  • How long do I need to use Trioptal Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported same day and within 2 hours as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Trioptal Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Trioptal Tablet.
  • Should I use Trioptal Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported using Trioptal Tablet before food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should use this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Trioptal Tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Trioptal Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Trioptal Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly ween off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Trioptal Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Trioptal Tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Trioptal Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Trioptal Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Trioptal Tablet.

Expired Trioptal Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Trioptal Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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Last updated date

This page was last updated on 7/26/2018.
This page provides information for Trioptal Tablet in English.

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