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Tegretol Seizure Agent
Hi.. I am taking tegratol cr300 mg daily and my GGTP levels have increased to 130 and they should be lesser than 38 . I cannot stop the drug as the seizures reoccur on stopping the drug , and no other seizure drug has suited me till now. Can u suggest me
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
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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?
I am taking tegretol 200 mg for seizure disorder, my question is that the quantity (200mg) is not reduced since i am taking it, will it be reduced?
I am on tegretol & Epilim both at 3x200daily, After 45yrs of med. I feel ok if I don't take 1x3 in the morning. I feel more alert at work.No seizures,?
Before you start: stopping your medications, especially for seizure, you must contact your doctor and discuss this with her/him. You want to maintain therapeutic blood levels of your tegretol, and this may have kept you seizure free. In any case, if you want to stop or reduce it, be under careful medical guidance for safety. ...Read more
I have a controlled seizure disorder but am currently taking tegretol. I started slimquick this morning. Are there drug interactions?
No: There should be no problemGet a more detailed answer ›
I have no seizures since 2005
would it be wise if I stop taking tegretol (400mgperday)during university exams period and start to take it again after?
What to do if I'm 25 years old. I have a seizure disorder and am on tegretol(carbamezapine). I was wondering if a person like myself should take melatonin?
Yes: you could if necessary,but the less medicine the better ...Read more