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Doctor insights on: Carbamazepine Xr Side Effects

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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


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What are the side effects of carbamazepine?

What are the side effects of carbamazepine?

Many: We see drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, even occas vomiting, blurry vision, general fatigue, and rarely, liver toxicity, bone marrow suppression with anemia, poor blood clotting, and even elevation of cholesterol. ...Read more

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Side effects of tegretol over several years?

Side effects of tegretol over several years?

Tegretol: It can lower thyroid function, increase anti-diuretic hormone, rarely rashes or absence seizures or low blood count. ...Read more

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Is tegretol that bad concerning side effects?

Depends: Everyone has a different response to it. Usually the reason you take it is that the good effects outweigh the bad ones. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of tegretol; anything serious?

Many : Among the serious adverse reactions, stevens-jonson syndrome, hypersensitivity rxn, aplastic anemia, pancytopenia, liver failure and suicidality are a few. More commonly seen reactions include dizziness, incoordination, blurred vision, rash, low serum sodium, photosensitivity, ataxia and unsteadiness, drowsiness and nausea/vomiting. There are more in both categories. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what are the side effects of tegretol ?

Plenty: Include drowsiness, dizziness, upset stomach, nausea, toxicity to liver and/or bone marrow, with rare severe anemias, low sodium levels, elevated cholesterol, and of course, allergic reactions. This is a very old drug and used very rarely by most clinical neurologists. Far safer and effective drugs are currently available. ...Read more

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Should i stop taking tegretol if i'm getting side effects 3 days after restarting it? I was on it before and it was stopped and started again.

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 potent anti-epileptic drug, stopping could result in sz activity if done incorrectly. There are several other choices in both psychiatry and neurology, and newer drugs may have far fewer adverse rxtns. ...Read more

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What're the side effects of tegretol on sleep?

What're the side effects of tegretol on sleep?

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 agitation, especially in the elderly. ...Read more

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I have been taking lithium for over a year. I'm also on tegretol. Is it possible to have side effects of a period w/o the period ?

I have been taking lithium for over a year. I'm also on tegretol. Is it possible to have side effects of a period w/o the period ?

Any other medication: Please write clearly what kind if side effects risk of bleeding if low platelet need to check regret level and CBC also lithium level. ...Read more