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Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
When level is right: generally meds like tegretol are slowly increased and then blood levels checked ti ensure the level is in the usually effective range

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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
Speak w/ your Dr.: I am not sure what dose of Latuda (lurasidone) you are taking, but it may have to be raised if you are not experiencing a response after an adequate d ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 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
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 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 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Johnston
36 years experience Neurology
3-12 hours: Blood levels peak 3-12 hours after ingesting tablets but it may take 3 - 5 weeks to reach a consistent level since the drug induces its own metabolism ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: After a week levels should be back to where they should at 600 mg.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Tegretol: The need to continue tegretol depends very much on the reason it's being prescribed. You haven't volunteered this in your question or additional infor ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Combination: The combined use of tegretol and Dilantin is tricky and should be guided by a neurologist who is most used to using two antiseizure medications simult ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
long: Tegretol has been around longer, so we know a bit more about the really long term effects. But in head-to-head studies it has more cognitive side effe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
41 years experience Neurology
Tegeretol and Epilep: You should not drink alcohol when you are taking tegretol pill. It increases neurological side effects includs dizziness, imbalance and may decreased ... Read More
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