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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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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 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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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?

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