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Review: Trileptal and Alcohol





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Trileptal and Alcohol together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Trileptal and Alcohol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Trileptal has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Trileptal 11,884 users)

Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Alcohol 5,728 users)

On Dec, 9, 2014: 23 people who take Trileptal, Alcohol are studied

Trileptal, Alcohol outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Trileptal (oxcarbazepine)
- Alcohol (alcohol)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Coman/aDrug Withdrawal Syndromen/an/an/an/aIntentional Overdose
Grand Mal ConvulsionOedema PeripheralComa
Anticonvulsant Drug Level IncreasedDrug AbuseCompleted Suicide
Drug Withdrawal ConvulsionsLocal SwellingJoint Injury
Drug AbuseSuicide Attempt
Hypoaesthesia
Scar
Monoplegia
Nausea
Drug Abuse

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Intentional OverdoseCondition Aggravated
Joint InjuryCompleted Suicide
ComaOedema
Suicide AttemptAnticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased
Drug AbuseGastrointestinal Disorder
HypoaesthesiaIrritable Bowel Syndrome
Balance DisorderPanic Disorder
ScarLoss Of Consciousness
MonoplegiaIdiosyncratic Drug Reaction
Completed SuicideGastroenteritis

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aCompleted SuicideNauseaDepressed Level Of ConsciousnessIrritable Bowel Syndromen/a
Cardio-respiratory ArrestComaIntentional OverdoseOedema
Cardiac FlutterConfusional StateAnticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased
Burning SensationUnresponsive To StimuliAlcohol Interaction
Balance DisorderThyroxine Free DecreasedLoss Of Consciousness
Blood Pressure IncreasedLethargyIdiosyncratic Drug Reaction
Drug Effect IncreasedRoad Traffic AccidentGastroenteritis
Visual DisturbanceOedema PeripheralGastrointestinal Disorder
TachycardiaDrug Withdrawal SyndromePanic Disorder
Speech DisorderDrug AbuseUrinary Retention

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Cloxacillin and mefenamic can take at the same time
    my husband suffering very pain from an motorcycles accident..his behavior really change because from pain.and its breaking my heart to saw his changes especially how he treat her daughter.
  • Can excessive consumption of marijuana cause sudden sleeping phobia which lasts longer (in days) ?
    I have been taking marijuana since 2 years and sleep a lot. I always had sleeping disorder like, If someone is doing anything in my room, I can't sleep. I always think of something before sleeping and then I will have some random dream and sleep long if undisturbed. If someone wakes me up in the middle it takes time to go to sleep again. Generally I sleep around 2 AM and wake up at 12 PM. Four days ago I took marijuana for about 4 or five hours while watching movies (which I do very regularly) and went to bed. At 2:30 AM I felt kind of going in to darkness and highly afraid of the darkness, My heart rate was 142 and I was so afraid that I couldn't control my mind and got admitted to nearest hospital in ICU. They gave me sleeping pills and some drips (sodium chloride and some other injections). My blood report showed normal except 22.5 WBC which should be between 6 to 9. I didn't tell them that I have been smoking marijuana since I am a PhD student in my institute and they will simply throw me out if I do. Since that night I couldn't sleep without sleeping pills and whenever I try to, I feel the same terror and my heart bit starts increasing. During day time I feel highly anxious and uncomfortable. I want my old life back and I haven't smoked marijuana since that day and I promise not to. Please help me or I feel some night I will die while sleeping.
  • If you stop taking oxcarbazepine will your hair grow back?
    has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 milligrams
  • Can i connect by email with other patients that have hypoglycemia and stevens-johnson syndrome? (1 answer)
    I have had hypoglycemia since childhood, and I have managed it easily until just this weekend. I got S-J two years ago from Bactrim. As I have healed from S-J very slowly and painfully, I was exercising hard, and working hard and slipped a little on not eating enough protein. I started dropping into sugar blackouts and it scared the crap out of me! Still working at being able to eat enough to straighten out low sugar levels. Any suggestions helpful, Thanks, Leann
  • I gave up alcohol 4 years ago..ever since i have had pmle really badly. any chance there is a link?
    I was a heavy drinker of alcohol and have travelled the world for years without suffering from PMLE. I am 43, 4 years ago I gave up alcohol. I have not drunk one drop of alcohol since. On my first foreign trip after quitting drink I suffered a severe bout of PMLE after being in the sun. I had never ever experienced it before. I have lived in sunny tropical areas and never even used to burn. I have dark irish white skin. Is there any correlation? Think I may start drinking again it is a debilitating condition, I am a location photographer and want to put this idea in the mix?..can anyone find a study, correlation? Kind regards. Patrick

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    In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrollable shivering) continued & got higher. By 5/05 my temps were reaching 105 deg F. Husband said I became combative, refused to go to hospital. Early June/05 he came home to find me wrapped in blankets, with a temp over 105 F. He tried to place me in a tub of cold water, said I was rigid & screamed when he tried to move me. I was in the tub, speaking "in tongues" (his description, I have no memory of this). He called 911, took me to hospital. I woke, no idea where I was or why. After a lumbar puncture & 2 days in ICU I went home. The fevers continued...2 weeks later he came home to find me wrapped in sheets, towels, blankets, with the heat on full (it was in the 90's outside) he called ambulance again. I awoke to find myself under an ice blanket with nurses pushing large vials of dantrolene into both arms, several liters. Another LP, a stint in ICU...this time they told me it was NMS. The dr who dxd me said he was surprised I was alive, & not a vegetable, as my temp had peaked at 109 deg F. I suffered brain damage; short-term memory loss, brain can't control my body temp, my blood pressure went up. An arteriogram showed completely healthy heart & arteries, no plaque at all. I lost all body fat as well as some muscle mass. The fevers continued even after stopping the Seroquel. I visited my PCP for a checkup in 9/05, temp was normal. I started shuddering, my temp went up a full degree every 5 minutes. PCP admitted me to ER, my heart rate was over 272 B/M; they stopped my heart 3 times to "reset" it, which didn't work. I spent 3 days in hospital. Several months later my P doc tried me on Lamictal alone; I got Stevens-Johnson syndrome. I stopped the drug as soon as the signs appeared. I've been untreated, except for Neurontin & Primidone, until my manic episodes became unlivable. 3 weeks ago I went 8 days with no sleep, became psychotic. My P doc gave me Trileptal, which has evened my moods, but I've been getting low-grade fevers (highest was 103.6). Would having had NMS in the past make me more prone to falling to it again with the Trileptal? It's the only new med I've taken in over a year.
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  • I have less pain from my trigeminal neuralgia when i'm manic.
    Has anyone had a relief of pain when they are manic?

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Alcohol (alcohol) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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