Tegretol Medication (Carbamazepine) - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Carbamazepine
CARBAMAZEPINE (Epitol®, Tegretol®, Teril®, and others) is used to control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy. Carbamazepine also used to treats nerve-related pain such as includes trigeminal neuralgia, or the pain associated with shingles. Carbamazepine may also be used to control certain mood problems and you can also used for manic-depressive illness in some people. Tegretol is in a group of drugs known as anticonvulsants. Tegretol works by decreasing nerve impulses that may cause seizures and pain.
Uses of Tegretol
Side Effects of Tegretol
If you are using Tegretol, then discuss the side effects of Tegretol with your doctor and if you feel any change in intensity, then tell your doctor immediately. Side effects of Tegretol may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Tegretol:
Drug Interaction:- If you are taking certain drugs with Tegretol, then it may be increased, decreased, or altered the effects of Tegretol and the use of Tegretol with other anticonvulsants may change thyroid gland function. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Tegretol with the following:
After taking Tegretol, If you feel that overdose is suspected, then contact with your doctor immediately. Symptoms of Tegretol overdose may includes:
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