The below information on Trileptal has been taken from official FDA sources, but we cannot guarantee it's accuracy. Please use this site for educational purposes only. This site does not replace a proper discussion with your doctor.
|This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:|
|This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:|
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
|This drug is available in the following forms:|
Tablets and Oral Suspensions
|View the actual FDA approved label for this drug at the following links:|
Trileptal is a medicine to treat partial seizures in adults. It is taken alone or with other seizure medicines. Trileptal is also used to help treat partial seizures in children 2-16 years old when added to other seizure medicines, or in children 4-16 years old when used alone.
Precautions for Trileptal
Some people taking Trileptal can get serious reactions, including:
- Abnormal thinking
- Difficulty concentrating
- Speech or language problems
- Difficulty with coordination and walking
Trileptal can cause drowsiness. Do not drive a car or operate complex machinery until you know how Trileptal affects you.
Do not drink alcohol while you are taking Trileptal. Alcohol can increase the side effects of Trileptal.
Side Effects of Trileptal
Common side effects include:
- Dizziness or vertigo
- Double vision or other vision problems
- Feeling tired
- Coordination problems
- Stomach pain
- Upset stomach
- Problems with balance or walking
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