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Can tegretol cause depression?

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Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry
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In brief: No

Not depression, but in some people can cause life threatening rush od the skin, called Stevens Johnson syndrom

In brief: No

Not depression, but in some people can cause life threatening rush od the skin, called Stevens Johnson syndrom
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Dr. Marek Walczyk
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Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology

In brief: In some patients

Tegretol, generic name carbamazepine, has been linked to changes in behaviors and thoughts in a small percentage of people taking it.
Reports of increased thoughts of suicide or depression can occur due to the drug’s effect on the brain. Patients should be monitored for new or worsening negative thoughts or behaviors when starting this drug.

In brief: In some patients

Tegretol, generic name carbamazepine, has been linked to changes in behaviors and thoughts in a small percentage of people taking it.
Reports of increased thoughts of suicide or depression can occur due to the drug’s effect on the brain. Patients should be monitored for new or worsening negative thoughts or behaviors when starting this drug.
Dr. Charles Turck
Dr. Charles Turck
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