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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
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
Psychiatry 31 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Not really: And no it is not affected by coffee. If the weight loss was huge is would affect it but not otherwise
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emad Tadros
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Weight Gain : Request from your doctor to help you switch to something else other than zyprexa (olanzapine) weight gain nightmare. As simple as that.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
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
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Discuss with your MD: Only your psychistrist and your m.D have enough information to advise on the best options.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
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
Pain Management 37 years experience
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
Neurology 22 years experience
Possibly: Theoretically yes as it does have central nervous system effects. More notable side effects include sedation, dizziness, confusion, unsteadiness, naus... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 59 years experience
NO: Tegretol(carbamazepine) is a medication used mainly for control of epilepsy, neuralgias and some psychiatric conditions it can actually cause dizzines... Read More

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