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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Tegretol: Common are nausea, headache, rash, ataxia, anemia, effect on liver. Safe if monitor blood levels & other metabolic parameters.

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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christina Lenk
27 years experience in Neurology
An old drug: Tegretol has been on the market for many years. It was one of the first antiseizure medications and is still prescribed pretty frequently. It is not ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Tegretol: Carbamazepine.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Information below: The absorption of carbamazepine in man is relatively slow. When taken in a single oral dose, the carbamazepine tablets and chewable tablets yield peak ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Tegretol level: Blood test measuring serum Carbamazepine level.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
An archaic drug: Has been successfully used in treating trigeminal neuralgia, and later used in epilepsy. Is not a broad spectrum anti-epileptic and makes absence and ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in 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
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Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
When toxic: Tegretol is difficult to use. Sudden high levels can occur when treated with certain antibiotics. Toxicity can occur from biproducts even if level i ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Tegretol: This drug was once the breakthrough product to treat trigeminal neuralgia, and later various forms of epilepsy, and even psychiatric uses such as bipo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Not sure: Your question is not quite clear. Carbamazepine does not prevent pregnancy nor does it increase the chances of pregnancy. It can be associated w ... Read More
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