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Trileptal

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About this Medication
  • Brand Name: Trileptal
  • Chemical Name: oxcarbazepine (ox-car-baz-e-peen)
  • Usage in MS: Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Generic Available: Yes

Description

Oxcarbazepine is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat certain types of seizures.  It works by reducing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.  In MS it is used off-label to relieve the shock-like facial pain caused by trigeminal neuralgia.

FDA Indication: Treatment of seizures

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