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Trileptal Side Effects

Serious Adverse Side Effects

Trileptal|Oxcarbazepine has many serious adverse side effects associated with it, such as:
  • Dermatological side effects such as erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis, all serious and deadly allergic reactions to the skin
  • Endocrine metabolic side effects such as hyponatremia, a condition where bodily fluids outside the blood cells lack sodium
  • Gastrointestinal side effects such as pancreatitis, or inflammation of the pancreas
  • Hematological side effects such as agranulocytosis, where there’s a dangerously low amount of white blood cells, aplastic anemia, a condition where the bone marrow doesn’t replenish old blood cells with new ones, and pancytopenia, which is a reduction of white, red and platelet blood cells
  • Immunological side effects such as anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction and immune hypersensitivity reactions (intolerance to the medication)
  • Neurological side effects such as status epilepticus, a persistent state of seizures
  • Psychiatric side effects such as suicidal thoughts
  • Respiratory side effects such as pneumonia
  • Other side effects such as angioedema, an allergic reaction that involves swelling of the skin

Common Adverse Side Effects

More common and less severe adverse side effects with Trileptal|Oxcarbazepine include:
  • Gastrointestinal side effects such as abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting
  • Neurological side effects such as abnormal walking, lack of coordination, dizziness, headache, involuntary eye movement, drowsiness and tremors
  • Ophthalmic side effects such as abnormal vision and double vision
  • Other side effects such as fatigue