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oxcarbazepine

Side Effects

List oxcarbazepine side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with oxcarbazepine:

Common side effects of oxcarbazepine:

  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusSevere
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingSevere
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Double VisionLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Involuntary Eye MovementLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Mood ChangesLess Severe
  • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of oxcarbazepine:

  • Abnormal Recording of the Electrical Activity of the BrainSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Decrease in the Sharpness of VisionSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • FitSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Infection caused by a VirusSevere
  • Low Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
  • Toxic Effect on Brain or Spinal Cord FunctionSevere
  • Abnormal Manner of WalkingLess Severe
  • AcneLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • BronchitisLess Severe
  • BruiseLess Severe
  • Chest PainLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Difficulty SpeakingLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Excess UrinationLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Excessive ThirstLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling RestlessLess Severe
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • Inflammation or Infection of VaginaLess Severe
  • Loss of MemoryLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • NosebleedLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Reaction due to an AllergyLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Rare side effects of oxcarbazepine:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Acute Pustular Eruptions on SkinSevere
  • Acute Renal Failure in Patients with Serious Liver DiseaseSevere
  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Blood coming from AnusSevere
  • BronchospasmSevere
  • Burning StomachSevere
  • CataractsSevere
  • Continued Painful ErectionSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Disturbance in the Ability of the Eye to FocusSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • GallstonesSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
  • Hemorrhage in the BrainSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodSevere
  • Inflammation of the Large IntestineSevere
  • Kidney InflammationSevere
  • Kidney StoneSevere
  • Large Purple or Brown Skin BlotchesSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Repeated Seizures with Unconsciousness Between EpisodesSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • SuicidalSevere
  • Swollen Lymph NodesSevere
  • Systemic Lupus ErythematosusSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Aggressive BehaviorLess Severe
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • Bloody UrineLess Severe
  • Brain Disease or Injury causing Inability to CommunicateLess Severe
  • Cannot Focus ThoughtsLess Severe
  • DeliriumLess Severe
  • Difficult or Painful UrinationLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Hemorrhage from the Conjunctiva of the EyeLess Severe
  • Hemorrhage from the GumsLess Severe
  • Increased HungerLess Severe
  • Indifferent BehaviorLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • NumbnessLess Severe
  • Problem BehaviorLess Severe
  • Problem with PeriodsLess Severe
  • Trouble BreathingLess Severe
  • Underactive ThyroidLess Severe

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