Trileptal Drug Interactions
Some of the medications that can lead to Trileptal drug interactions include birth control pills, Dilantin, and Luminal. Drug interactions with Trileptal can alter the levels of some drugs in your blood and make some drugs less effective, among other things. Be sure to talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the Trileptal drug interactions that may apply to you.
Trileptal® (oxcarbazepine) can potentially interact with certain other medications. Some of these medicines that may lead to Trileptal interactions include:
- Carbamazepine (Epitol®, Equetro™, Tegretol®, Tegretol® XR)
- Cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®)
- Felodipine (Plendil®)
- Oral contraceptives (birth control pills)
- Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
- Phenytoin (Dilantin®, Phenytek®)
- Valproic acid (Depakene®) or divalproex sodium (Depakote®, Depakote® ER)
- Verapamil (Calan®, Calan® SR, Covera-HS®, Isoptin SR®, Verelan®, Verelan® PM).
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Trileptal is combined with any of the drugs listed above.