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Carbamazepine And Metabolite
Yes: There could be an uncomfortable discontinuation syndrome. It would be safer and more comfortable. ...Read more
Safe amount of acetaminophen a day if I take a Trileptal 1200 mg/day a know inducer of CYP (increased toxic acetaminophen metabolite)?
Got diagnosed with MS & doctor perscribed me carbamazepine, noticed my jaw started hurting after taking it. Doctor said it'll go away after 2 weeks ?
Trigeminal neuralgia: Perhaps your doctor was thinking you might have trigeminal neuralgia. This medicine is often used to prevent the pain of this condition. It does not cause jaw pain. Some people feel relief sooner than 2 weeks with this medicine. Other treatments may be gabapentin, tramadol, and amitriptyline, when this medicine does not help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tegretol: 400-800mg. in divided doses is therapeutic.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends on level: Depends on how low your serum sodium is on routine testing, if you are slightly low, then you probably don't need to do anything. If your sodium levels are in the 120's, increasing your salt intake may improve your values, but this will be your new diet. There are many new anticonvulsants that treat event related epilepsy that do not produce salt wasting, and have fewer side effects than tegretol. ...Read more