Tegretol Drug Information

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annafrank6 Says:


After taking tegretol i had liver failure and was told i had hep c. I cleared the hep c with a viral load every time i have a flare up of the liver tegretol can cause toxic hepatitis. Now im told im in stage four liver disease in 7 month time.



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annafrank6 Says:

Tegretol can and will cause toxic hepatitis which in no time causes cirrosis which then come down to a liver transplant. When tegretol is prescrible the Dr. needs to run a test to see if you carry a certain enzyme. This is one perscription that can be deadly not only with toxic hepatitis but other deadly diseases also. Make sure if starting this prescription you are aware of the symtoms of liver failure or other diseases developing.

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pj Says:

Will taking the generic - carbamazepine - cause it too? I see my neuro 2 x a year. how many times should i be tested? i take carbamazepine and several other meds for ibs and ibruprofen for aching shoulder-doc told me too.

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pj Says:

carbamazepine for seizures...sorry...NOT ibs...

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fatiha Says:

My son has jacksonian epilepsy and he has been taking tegretol for 3 years. Is there another treatment which is not harmful for his health?

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Jon Says:

I have recently been diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia and have just had my tegretol increased from 600 gr to 800 gr per day. How long will it take to start taking effect, as after 3 days it's no different? Also, does it mean I will have sudden weight gain?

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