Doctor insights on:
I am taking tegretol 200mg xr. I am itching. Doc says take Benadryl and will pass. Is this correct? Prescribed tegretol for trigeminal neuralgia.
The doc is right: Carbamazepine (Tegretol): Initially, almost all patients (80-90%) with TN respond to Carbamazepine and this response is frequently used by some clinicians as a diagnostic , the long-term response is not as favorable and a significant number of patients may become refractory as the severity of the symptoms increases with only about half the patients responding after 5-10 years of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr prescribed 3 mg of klonopin...Said i was only getting the benefit of about 2mg because i'm on 600 tegretol ..Is this accurate?
Correct: However, Luvox raises Klonopin levels. It might be worthwhile to get Klonopin levels checked to guide your treatment as well, especially with being short of breath. Pulmonary sensitivity to tegretol can be manifested as shortness of breath. I recommend you see a pulmonologist to sort out your shortness of breath. ...Read more
My doctor has prescribed me to take 1000mg of tegretol cr a day, but i take only 500mg, and i'm fine. Is this okay to do or not?
Need to discuss: In general the dose of a medication is chosen for a specific reason. With tegretol, the level of the medication can be measured and the dose adjusted to the correct level. If getting the dose to the proper level required 1000 mg then taking only 500 mg puts you at risk for recurrent problems. You should discuss your concerns with your physician. ...Read more
Is tegretol a safe medication if prescribed by a professional who does blood work twice yearly..Depakote just put to much weight on me.
I've had a seizure, and my doc prescribed me tegretol cr 400. I've been taking 1/4 of the pill for the past 5 days. Would it be harmful if i stop now?
Hello, I have been prescribed carbamazepine to treat a bipolar 2 disorder. Is this sensible (i thought it was for epilepsy, ADHD or b1 disorder)?
I take 600 mg tegretol daily-have level checked every 6 months...sometimes its near 6.0 and sometimes around 11.0..why the difference?
COMA: Possible death.Get a more detailed answer ›
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Best way to get prescribed percocet
- How to get xanax bars prescribed?
- Is vicodin prescribed for tooth pain relief?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- I was prescribed 5 mg valium 2 x daily how far apart do i take them
- How to get prescribed cough syrup?
- Pain medication prescribed relief pinched nerve
- Which pain medication is prescribed for relief of a pinched nerve
- Talk to a neurologist online