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Trileptal And Pregnancy
Missed period by a week. Took 2 pregnancy tests both -. I'm on 300mg of trileptal. Can that affect my period? Very bloated am I pregnant?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Not best idea: Oxcarbezine is an older anti-seizure medication which has many adverse effects, and likely does get into breast milk in substantial amounts. Can affect sodium levels, and cause liver abnormalities. Would suggest discussion with your obstetrician and pediatrician, and figure out the best course. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Headache plus: Common side effects include headache, fatigue, and stomach upset (nausea). These are often present in the beginning or after a dose change. The higher the dose, the more likely they occur. Low sodium in the blood is common in older people and in others who take other medications that have a tendency to do the same. Sodium levels should be monitored. In general, trileptal is a safe drug. ...Read more
I'm taking navane (thiothixene) and trileptal. I feel lazy. Could it be the side effects of the medication?
Definitely: Both Navane (thiothixene) and Trileptal can make you feel tired or less motivated. But they are also both important "brain stabilizers" (for mood, thought and seizures), and stopping these meds suddenly can make things much worse. Work closely with your doctor to make any gradual adjustments in doses or medications if this "lazy" feeling is stopping you from doing the things you want to do in your life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a good low side effect med for trilegimal neruigia .. I'm on Trileptal now but it's delepingy sodium..
Lots of choices.: Medications might include Carbamazepine (like trileptal), neuron tin, lyrica, (pregabalin) baclofen, cymbalta, but also maybe, lamotrigine, tricyclic antidepressants. Better yet might be a needle directed balloon decompression of the exit foramen in the skull. Your neurologist can assist in redirecting your therapy. ...Read more
I have a meningomia I have low sodium 128. I also take Trileptal . Would the low sodium be caused of the tumor or Trileptal ?
Likely drug induced: There are many reasons a person may have hyponatremia. Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) commonly causes it by increasing secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) from the pituitary gland. Many drugs can cause hyponatremia. You can also have hyponatremia which is not related to drugs and you will need a nephrologist (kidney specialist) to help sort out the actual reason for your low sodium. ...Read more
Why might Trileptal be a better option than tegretol which i take 600 of...Does not Trileptal lower your sodium more than tegretol-?
Fewer drug interacti: Fewer drug interactions and safer profile, but in my experience not as effective and low sodium is more frequent. ...Read more