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Can carbamazepine cause glaucoma?

Can carbamazepine cause glaucoma?

Maybe: Tegretol is an anti-cholinergic medication and may cause acute pressure increases in those with narrow anatomical drainage angles (closed angle glaucoma). It is generally safe in patients with open-angle glaucoma but should be observed closely. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Chang
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Glaucoma (Definition)

A condition that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time. It's often linked to a buildup of pressure inside your eye. Without treatment, glaucoma can cause total permanent blindness ...Read more


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Can tegretol cause anxiety?

Can tegretol cause anxiety?

Possibly: Theoretically yes as it does have central nervous system effects. More notable side effects include sedation, dizziness, confusion, unsteadiness, nausea, and even headache - all of which can contribute to a feeling of anxiety as well. ...Read more

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Can a higher theraupetic level of tegretol..10.5 cause one to feel tired and forgetfull?

Can a higher theraupetic level of tegretol..10.5 cause one to feel tired and forgetfull?

Tegretol side effect: yes. This is one of those medicines with a huge list of possible side effects. I would strongly recommend you discuss these symptoms with your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Weaning of tegretol can cause what symptoms?

Weaning of tegretol can cause what symptoms?

Depends: What happens when you wean likely depends on why you were prescribed tegretol, so for example, if it was for pain, the pain might return. If for seizures, they might recur. You might feel agitated or more alert, depending on how it affected you. Discuss with the practitioner who prescribed for you in the first place. ...Read more

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How can I deal with the somnolence caused by tegretol?

How can I deal with the somnolence caused by tegretol?

Tegretol side FX: If tegretol is causing excessive somnolence, it may be helpful to reduce the dose, or to use an alternative. In your history there are symptoms of poor sleeping and breathing difficulty. Could these be a factor also? Sometimes the two of these are related to a condition known as sleep apnea, which can itself cause somnolence, independent of medication. ...Read more

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Will reducing 600 mg of tegretol to 400 cause 100 mg of lamictal to rise slightly?

Pharmacist: Best to call the pharmacist where you get the medication. They may be able to give you the best answer. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can tegretol cause depression?

Can tegretol cause depression?

No: Not depression, but in some people can cause life threatening rush od the skin, called Stevens Johnson syndrom ...Read more

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Can tegretol cause delusions and/or hallucinations?

Tegretol: I would be reluctant to attribute these symptoms to tegretol and would be concerned about psychiatric disorders or organic brain pathology. Your pharmacist can inform you about tegretol's side effect profile. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate these symptoms and referral to a psychiatrist can be made if deemed advisable. If behavioral or cognitive issues dominate, psychiatric problems lik ...Read more

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Which would be more prone to cause anxiety tegretol or lamictal?

Which would be more prone to cause anxiety tegretol or lamictal?

Lamictal: people taking depakote tend to feel somewhat tired and fatigued. lamotrigene tends to be activating and energizing- at higher doses some people experience that as restless anxiety ...Read more

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Help can carbamazepine cause bruising?

Help can carbamazepine cause bruising?

Yes may cause: Yes, carbamazepine may rarely cause unusual bruising or bleeding. If concerned, contact your doctor. Do not stop carbamazepine abruptly. ...Read more

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Can tegretol cause sleep paralysis?

Can tegretol cause sleep paralysis?

Tegretol: Short answer yes. There is narrow window for most antiepileptic drugs. Too much does affect CNS and can cause paralysis but not the sleep paralysis from rem atonia. It tends to cause total muscle paralysis which involves the breathing muscles as well. ...Read more

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Can weight loss cause tegretol level to rise and is tegretol affected by coffee in any way?

Can weight loss cause tegretol level to rise and is tegretol affected by coffee in any way?

Not really: And no it is not affected by coffee. If the weight loss was huge is would affect it but not otherwise ...Read more

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Is it a better idea to take lamictal a few hours later than tegretol...I've heard together they can cause anxiety.

Side Effects Worries: Usually the best plan is to take your medications together. Why? Because if you take medications more than twice a day the medication schedule starts to control you, and you are more likely to forget to take them. Every patient does not have the same side effects. The person reporting the side effects may have other factors unknown to us. Keep a medication/side effect diary to track your own. ...Read more

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I, ve read on health tap that tegretol can cause respiratory problems...How can this ..Hoe would tegretol act to cause this?

I, ve read on health tap that tegretol can cause respiratory problems...How can this ..Hoe would tegretol act to cause this?

Muscle and drying: The respiratory problem is rare and can be due to allergic reaction. There is also the drying effect, even of airways and twitchy or uncontrolled muscle movements that can cause the problem. There is a certain group of people with dermatologic reaction and unclear if can involve other mucosa. Still most common resp problem is pneumonitis which in itself is rare. ...Read more

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Can Seroquel (quetiapine) cause strange almost hallucinatory thoughts in the daytime...take 100 for sleep (also take tegretol)?

Can Seroquel (quetiapine) cause strange almost hallucinatory thoughts in the daytime...take 100 for sleep (also take tegretol)?

Yes: There can be addictive effect combing both medication causing increase in cns depression. Tegretol is an enzyme inducer which might lower the efficacy of other medication you are taking . If medication are making you too drowsy consider either lowering dose or try other sleep aid. ...Read more

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Would tegretol or lamictal be more to cause suicidal thoughts?

Both: Both carbamazepine and lamotrigine can cause suicidal ideation and I think it is an individual response and so difficult to assess which one is more likely to do so in any one person. ...Read more

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Can using tegretol with cardizem cd cause breathing problems?

Interaction: The combination may increase Carbamazepine levels causing toxicity including but not limited to sedation and unsteadiness when walking. Also may decrease the effectiveness of cardizem. Consultation with prescribing doctor(s) should be sought. ...Read more

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Which drugs other than phenytoin and carbamazepine cause fetal hydantoin syndrome?

Which drugs other than phenytoin and carbamazepine cause fetal hydantoin syndrome?

Birth defects: This syndrone is specific to those drugs. That is, although you can find the individual defects in other conditions with different causes, when they are found in a baby from a mother that has taken phenytion, they are called fetal hydantoin syndrome. ...Read more

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Dr. Mohamad Mikati
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Carbamazepine (Definition)

This drug was once the breakthrough product to treat trigeminal neuralgia, and later various forms of epilepsy, and even psychiatric uses ...Read more