What is the molecular weight of oxcarbazepine?

What is the molecular weight of oxcarbazepine?

Oxcarbazepine is a white to faintly orange crystalline powder. It is slightly soluble in chloroform, dichloromethane, acetone, and methanol and practically insoluble in ethanol, ether and water. Its molecular weight is 252.27 g/mol.

Is oxcarbazepine safe for children?

-Compared to adults, children from 2 to 3 years of age may require up to twice the oxcarbazepine dose per body weight, and children 4 to 12 years may require a 50% greater dose per body weight.

What is the maximum daily dosage for oxcarbazepine?

In pediatric patients aged 4-16 years, initiate Oxcarbazepine tablets at a daily dose of 8 to 10 mg/kg generally not to exceed 600 mg/day, given twice-a-day. The target maintenance dose of Oxcarbazepine tablets should be achieved over 2 weeks, and is dependent upon patient weight, according to the following chart:

How is oxcarbazepine administered in the treatment of osteoporosis?

Patients not currently being treated with antiepileptic drugs may have monotherapy initiated with Oxcarbazepine. In these patients, initiate Oxcarbazepine at a dose of 8 to 10 mg/kg/day given twice-a-day. The dose should be increased by 5 mg/kg/day every third day to the recommended daily dose shown in the table below.