Oxcarbazepine for Epilepsy
How It Works
Oxcarbazepine prevents seizures by calming the electrical activity in the brain. It works in a fashion similar to carbamazepine (for example, Tegretol), which for many years has been used to treat Reference epilepsy Opens New Window.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 26, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Steven C. Schachter, MD - Neurology