Trileptal

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your Trileptal as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Alternatives

There are several alternative to Trileptal for controlling seizures. These alternatives can include other seizure medications (see Epilepsy Medication), surgery (see Epilepsy Surgery), or even -- in some cases -- a special diet (see Epilepsy Diet).
 
While Trileptal is often effective and many people tolerate it well, it does not work for everyone. It may also cause side effects. With so many different treatment options for epilepsy, people should not settle for treatment that is not effective enough for them or that causes bothersome side effects.
 
(Click Trileptal Alternatives for more information.)
 

Strengths

Trileptal tablets are available in three strengths:
 
  • Trileptal 150 mg
  • Trileptal 300 mg
  • Trileptal 600 mg.
     
A liquid form of the medication is also available -- Trileptal Suspension 300 mg per 5 mL (300 mg per teaspoonful).
 

Is There a Generic Version of Trileptal?

Currently, both brand-name and generic versions of Trileptal are licensed for sale (see Generic Trileptal).
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