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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Tegretol: Common are nausea, headache, rash, ataxia, anemia, effect on liver.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Many: We see drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, even occas vomiting, blurry vision, general fatigue, and rarely, liver toxicity, bone marrow suppression with an ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Tegretol: It can lower thyroid function, increase anti-diuretic hormone, rarely rashes or absence seizures or low blood count.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: Everyone has a different response to it. Usually the reason you take it is that the good effects outweigh the bad ones.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
Many : Among the serious adverse reactions, stevens-jonson syndrome, hypersensitivity rxn, aplastic anemia, pancytopenia, liver failure and suicidality are a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Plenty: Include drowsiness, dizziness, upset stomach, nausea, toxicity to liver and/or bone marrow, with rare severe anemias, low sodium levels, elevated chol ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Instructions?: How was it prescribed? Lightheadedness, disequilibrium are large features of toxicity. If this is your concern then please call the doctor that prescr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Perhaps: First, important to know why it is being prescribed. If for epilepsy, dangerous to suddenly stop and should be slowly tapered off. Since it is a pot ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beth Howell
41 years experience Psychiatry
Don't understand: I'm sorry but i don't understand the question. Are you talking about a menstrual cycle or a manic depressive mood cycle? Could you please let me kno ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Can be sedating: Usually have seen drowsiness and/ or dizziness, and may actually enhance sleep pattern, BUT have also seen paradoxical reactions causing insomnia and ... Read More

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