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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
You could: You could lose weight when off these medicines, especially if you increase your exercise and attend to a healthy food plan. Talk with your doctors ab ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
30 years experience Psychiatry
Still the same drug: But if your symptoms are not well-controlled, please work with your doctor to identify options.
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Yes: Tegretol is still used to treat manic depressive disorder. If treatment is ineffective a blood level should be drawn to ensure the dose is therapeutic ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: And no it is not affected by coffee. If the weight loss was huge is would affect it but not otherwise
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: This has a great safety profile over the past half century.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emad Tadros
38 years experience Psychiatry
Weight Gain : Request from your doctor to help you switch to something else other than zyprexa (olanzapine) weight gain nightmare. As simple as that.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Tegretol: Generic medications can vary in bioavailability up to 10% higher or lower than brand named medications. Weight gain has been described as a side effec ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Discuss with your MD: Only your psychistrist and your m.D have enough information to advise on the best options.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Tegretol XR: Start 100-200mg in two divided doses followed by a slow increase in dosage (every3-7days) until the effect is obtained, often 800-1200mg daily. Howev ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Tegretol XR: is still the drug of choice for the initial management of paroxysmal neuralgias despite the presence of potentially serious side effects. The specific ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
21 years experience Neurology
Possibly: Theoretically yes as it does have central nervous system effects. More notable side effects include sedation, dizziness, confusion, unsteadiness, naus ... Read More
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