Web

Drugsdiary.org
 
   

   Abilify
   Accolate
   Actigall
   Advicor
   Bactrim
   Beclomethasone
   Bentyl
   Benzamycin
   Buspar
   Caduet
   Campral
   Capozide
   Cardene
   Carmaz
   Caverject
   Cedax
   Clonex
   Dalmane
   Ddavp
   Demadex
   Denavir
   Depo-Provera
   Desquam-E
   Detrol
   Effexor
   Eldepryl
   Elocon
   Epival
   Esmolol
   Evista
   Factive
   Felbatol
   Femring
   Flagyl
   Flomax
   Fluticasone
   Gantrisin
   Glucotrol
   Guanabenz
   Gyne Lotrimin
   Halcion
   Helidac
   Hydergine
   Hytrin
   Kaletra
   Keppra
   Kineret
   Lac-Hydrin
   Lamictal
   Lanoxin
   Lescol
   Levitra
   Levsin
   Lexapro
   Macrodantin
   Maxalt
   Medrol
   Meridia


Tegretol Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Tegretol is in a group of drugs known as anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing nerve impulses that may cause seizures and pain. So it is used to control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy. It is also used to treats nerve-related pain such as trigeminal neuralgia.

Tegretol Dosage

  • For the treatment of seizures, the usual starting dose for adults and children over 12 years of age is 200 milligrams and you should be taken twice daily.
  • For the treatment of trigeminal Neuralgia, the usual starting dose is 100 milligrams twice or one-half teaspoon 4 times on the first day.

Uses of Tegretol

  • Tegretol is used to treat seizures and nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy.
  • It is also used to treat bipolar disorder.

Side Effects of Tegretol

Before taken Tegretol medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Tegretol. Side effects may include:

  • Agitation
  • Blood clots
  • Abnormal heartbeat and rhythm
  • Blurred vision
  • Chills
  • Depression

Warnings and precautions before taking Tegretol:

  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.
  • If you are taking Tegretol, then it may cause serious blood, liver, and skin reactions. So you should tell your doctor immediately if you develop warning signs as fever, sore throat, rash, ulcers in the mouth or spots in the skin.
  • If you have any medical conditions such as heart, liver, or kidney damage, then you should consult with your doctor before taking this medication.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Tegretol with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Tegretol with the following:

  • Azithromycin
  • Procardia
  • Danazol
  • Erythromycin
  • Fluoxetine
  • Itraconazole
  • Ketoconazole
  • Loratadine
Overdose

After taken Tegretol if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Tegretol overdose include:

  • Shallow breathing
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Staggering walk
  • Nausea
  • Slurred speech
  • Vomiting
  • Tremors
  • Restlessness
  • Seizures


To access our dictionary, click on the first letter of the drug name:

A :: B :: C :: D :: E :: F :: G :: H :: I :: J :: K :: L :: M :: N :: O :: P :: Q :: R :: S :: T :: U :: V :: W :: X :: Y :: Z

   
   Mexitil
   Micronase
   Ogen
   Optivar
   Ortho
   Oxazepam
   Oxycontin
   Pamelor
   Pancrease
   Paxil
   Pediapred
   Peganone
   Percocet
   Periactin

Drugs || Contact Us ||

(c)Copyright Drugsdiary.org All rights reserved.

Disclaimer - The information on this site is for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. Visitors on this site are urged to consult with their healthcare practitioner in all instances. We will not be liable for any complications, or other medical accidents arising from the use of any information on this web site.