Active Ingredient(s): Carbamazepine
FDA Approved: * March 11, 1968
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Bipolar Disorder

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Tegretol Overview

Carbamazepine (CBZ), sold under the tradename Tegretol, among others, is a medication used primarily in the treatment of epilepsy and neuropathic pain.[1] It is not effective for absence seizures or myoclonic seizures.[1] It is used in schizophrenia along with other medications and as a second-line agent in bipolar disorder.[1] Carbamazepine appears to work as well as phenytoin and valproate.[3][needs update]&...

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anti psychotic ## this is a made up drug from the film The Exorcism Of Emily Rose. It does not exist ## The original post was made over 2 years ago, so I doubt this person will read it now. However, this information is great to have on here for anyone in the future who might hear this drug name mentioned and look for more information. Maura is correct, this drug DOES NOT EXIST! It was totally invented for the movie. It does sound like it may be a real drug, because the writers of the script did follow FDA guidelines for naming drugs when they created it, but once again, IT IS NOT REAL!!! ## Gambutrol is a derivative of the word 'game' or 'gaming' - a direct reference to the fictionalized (though more or less accurate) depiction in the film 'The Game'. The filmmak...

Oxetol 600mg & rispond 10mg for last 30 years.

I was a alcoholic & drug addict from 1980 to 1991. medication was started in 1985 . I was put on tegretol 600 & risnia 10 . Later it was changed to respond 10 &oxetol 600 . other tablets betacab 20 & parking. Before it was morning & night dosages going as high as oxetol 900 . Now i take all tablets at night. Side effects are reduced but have them. I have been a teetotaler from 1991 to this day but medication has not stopped. Please advice ## I am from India, Karnataka state, Mangalore city. I was prescribed these medications. First 15 years I was on tegretol 600 & risnia 10. I got detoxed 4 times. Once for one year, when I made up my mind to stop ganja, brown sugar injections & tidijesic injections. And also one bottle of rum I used to have daily for 11 years...

Same or not tegretol LP retard 400mg and tegretol CR prolonged release

whats the difference between tegretol 400mg LP retard and tergretol CR 400mg prolonged release ## They are the same, just different names used for it in a few different countries. Learn more Tegretol details here. However, they are considered interchangeable. Is there anything else I can help with? ## HAT IS THE SIDE EFFECT OF TACKING SOLIAN 400mg and heptamyl 178.5 and tregatol 400mg and parikzol and traxene 10mg.for long period . ## I am taking Tegretol -XR 400 mg twice a day for about 30 plus years as a maintenance medication for seizure control. I do not have any seizure attack since then. Because of price , I am considering to change TEGRETOL CR 400 mg dose, but I am skeptical see, if it works. Both medications are made by NOVARTIS company, however I can not get the chemical compos...

Tegretol side effects

I have trigeminal neuralgia and my doctor ordered 200mg tegretol two times a day. After day 2 of taking this medicine, I noticed nose bleeds and bleeding from lower areas that are not supposed to bleed. Anyway, wondering how long it will take to get out of my system and would there be any lingering effects that I'd need to see the doctor again for? Oh, and where the heck is this blood coming from? I have no insurance and pay cash for each visit so I am trying to be cheap here! ## Hello, Laura! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. This medication has been known to cause blood in the urine and stool, as reported by the FDA, though that is a very rare side effect. You may also experience rapid weight gain, trembling, nausea, dizziness and trouble concent...

tegretol xr

i am taking tegretol xr and just got prescribed suboxone will there be and negative interactions ## i am taking tegretol and have just began taking suboxone. what are any adverse reactions, if any? ## The U.S. FDA does warn that there could be some dangerous issues from combining the 2, such as respiratory distress, coma, or death. Not all are that serious, of course, those are the worst case scenario symptoms. Other issues might include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, and sedation. How are you doing taking them both?

Refilling an out of state script for Tegretol

While visiting in PA, I realised that I was going to run out of my Tegretol. Will I be able to refill my prescription in PA? I'm not leaving until Monday. ## You should be, since it is not a controlled substance, but it is up to the pharmacy in question, so you might be better served to check with more than one. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, mood changes, and weight changes. Did you have any luck?

Targin & Nerve pain

Hi, I have severe Nerve pain caused by Pudendal Neuralgia. I won't take Endone because of the constipation it causes which makes the Nerve pain worse. I have just been given Targin as we are running out oh options. I also take Tegretol and Lyrica at the highest doses and they do nothing! ## Hello, Sheila! How are you? Targin is listed as containing Oxycodone and Naloxone, so you may experience better results with it. The FDA classifies this medication as a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Have you tried it, yet? ## Hi all. Please advise how many times you can have hernia repairs done? Previously I had nine repairs recently, I had it done and a mesh was put in...

Hair loss

My partner bashed me in the head and started the onset of complex parcial seisures. I have tryed Tegretol, Epelim &Topamax but all cause hairloss. I have stopped medication for now and would like to find a drug that stops hair loss. My hair has started to grow back after stopping all drugs 8 months ago ## If it has finally started growing back, then it may just be best to let it do it naturally, without medication interference. However, one that is used to increase hair growth is Spironolactone, it is used to treat many medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, as a diuretic, to replace potassium and etc. Hair growth is one of its side effects. You can learn more about it here: I've been taking the lowest dose available, for my blood pressure and low potassium levels and ...

Weight gain on Epitec and Tegretol

Hi, I am on epitec 150mg in the morning and 250mg at night, as well as tegretol cr 400mg twice a day. My weight is piling on and causing me to be so depressed. What can I do? ## Weight gain can be a side effect of these medications, according to NIH reports. You may also experience headache, dry mouth, and mood swings. You could try asking your doctor about trying medications that are more weight neutral, otherwise, eating healthy and stepping up the amount of exercise you get are the only other real options to combat it. Are you on any other medications, or just these 2?

Memo plus gold and epilepsy medication

Hi. Besides taking my epilepsy medication daily, can i take memo plus gold as well? To control my headaches, improve my memory and curing my epilepsy. ## What epilepsy medication do you take? In theory a nutritional supplement should be safe to take, but I can't be certain and provide you with any information, without knowing what medication you take. Learn more nutritional supplement details here. ## I have epilepsy ang i am taking tegretol SR as my medication. Can i take memo plus gold as well? ## Currently I'm taking levetiracetam for epilepsy..250g in the morning and 500g at night. ## Im taking Lamictal for epilepsy.Is it safe to take both at the same time?thank u!! ## hi, would the supplement memo plus gold help treat my epilepsy? ## Hi. Currently I'm taking Keppra for ...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule, Extended Release: 100mg, 200mg, 300mg
  • Injection: 200mg/20ml(10mg/ml)
  • Solution: 200mg/20ml (10mg/ml)
  • Suspension: 100mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 200mg, 300mg, 400mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 100mg, 200mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 100mg, 200mg, 400mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Tegretol: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0492 Tegretol 100 mg Chewable Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0508 Tegretol 100 mg/5ml Oral Suspension by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0509 Tegretol 200 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0510 12 Hr Tegretol XR 100 mg Extended Release Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0511 12 Hr Tegretol XR 200 mg Extended Release Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0512 Tegretol XR 400 mg 12 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 61786-445 Tegretol 200 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 70518-1452 Tegretol 200 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.

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