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Aptiom

Drug Info for aptiom

Eslicarbazepine is used in combination with other medications to control focal (partial) seizures (seizures that involve only one part of the brain). Eslicarbazepine is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain.

Aptiom is used alone or with other medications to use certain types of seizures in adults. There is not a generic version of Aptiom currently available. The average Aptiom cash price can be expensive at about $880 for a supply of 30, 800 mg tablets. You can significantly lower your Aptiom cost by using our free Aptiom savings card at a participating pharmacy near you.

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

You may crush the tablets or swallow them whole.

This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Ask your pharmacist for a copy if you do not have one.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to eslicarbazepine or oxcarbazepine.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly because your seizures may return or occur more often. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Birth control pills may not work as well while you use this medicine. Use another form of birth control, such as condoms, to prevent pregnancy.

This medicine may cause depression or thoughts of suicide. Tell your doctor right away if you feel depressed or think about hurting yourself.

This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy, or it may cause vision changes. Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Serious skin reactionsAllergic reaction affecting your liver, kidneys, or other organsHyponatremia (low sodium levels)Liver problems

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, or depression.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly because your seizures may return or occur more often. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

This medicine may cause depression or thoughts of suicide. Tell your doctor right away if you feel depressed or think about hurting yourself.

This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy, or it may cause vision changes. Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Serious skin reactionsAllergic reaction affecting your liver, kidneys, or other organsHyponatremia (low sodium levels)Liver problems

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Birth control pills may not work as well while you use this medicine. Use another form of birth control, such as condoms, to prevent pregnancy.

Some medicines can affect how eslicarbazepine works. Tell your doctor if you are using carbamazepine, clobazam, omeprazole, oxcarbazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone, rosuvastatin, simvastatin, or birth control pills.

  • Depression, thoughts of hurting yourself or others
  • Dark urine or pale stools, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellow skin or eyes
  • Change in how much or how often you urinate
  • Confusion, weakness, and muscle twitching
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Blistering, peeling, or severe skin rash
  • Clumsiness or unsteadiness
  • Vision changes
  • Headache
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, or sleepiness
Frequently Asked Questions

Aptiom is an anticonvulsant drug that is used, either alone or with other medications, to treat partial-onset seizures in adults. This drug contains eslicarbazepine, which is an anticonvulsant that works by decreasing nerve impulses that cause seizures. Aptiom is not recommended for use in patients under 18 years old.

While there are other drugs on the market used to treat partial seizures, there is not a drug similar to Aptiom currently available. Consult with your doctor for more information on this drug and alternative drugs to determine the best treatment for you.

The average Aptiom price without insurance can be costly at about $880 for a supply of 30 oral tablets at any dosage. Prices may vary depending on dosage, quantity, and pharmacy location.

There is not currently an Aptiom generic drug available. However, you can use our free Aptiom discount card to receive a discount of up to 80% off of the retail price.

Aptiom is available as an oral tablet in the following dosages: 200 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, and 800 mg. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

There are several other ways to save on Aptiom. The manufacturer offers an Aptiom Savings Card with which eligible patients may pay as little as $10 per prescription. Qualified underinsured and uninsured patients may be able to obtain Aptiom for free or at a savings via the Sunovion Support Prescription Assistance Program. Contact these programs for more information.