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Can carbamazepine cause brain damage?

Can carbamazepine cause brain damage?

Reports of toxicity have appeared in the past 2 years and some risk factors have been suggested. This paper reports four cases of brain-damaged adolescents treated with carbamazepine and lithium for both seizure and behaviour control who developed this reported neurotoxic phenomenon.

What happens if you stop taking Tegretol?

Can symptoms occur if Tegretol is discontinued? It’s important not to discontinue use of the drug before talking with your doctor. Withdrawal symptoms of Tegretol can include sleep problems, increased anxiety, numbness in limbs, joint pain, shaking, and the return of manic or depressive symptoms.

Are there withdrawal symptoms from Tegretol?

Withdrawal symptoms of Tegretol can include sleep problems, increased anxiety, numbness in limbs, joint pain, shaking, and the return of manic or depressive symptoms.

Is the Carbamazepine Tegretol a wonder drug?

Tegretol (carbamazepine): “I’ve been on Tegretol for 4 days. It has taken me from excruciating pain to dull soreness. It’s a wonder drug. I’m sleepy but almost pain free. I’m lucky that I was diagnosed after only six weeks. I’m praying it lasts!” Was this helpful? Yes No

How often does Tegretol work for trigeminal neuralgia?

It lasted anywhere from 5 to 10 seconds at a time. It happened about 50 times a day. Sometimes I couldn’t even talk or open my mouth it hurt so bad. After two weeks I couldn’t take it anymore so I went to my primary care physician, and he prescribed 200 mg of Tegretol twice a day.

What happens if you take vitamins with Tegretol?

I have noticed that if I take vitamins as well (coincidence or not?) I tend to become fuzzy-headed, ligh-headed, almost feeling as though I have been drugged or have taken additional meds by mistake – that kind of feeling! What I need to know is whether there are certain vitamins that are NOT to be taken in conjunction with Tegretol?

Is the Tegretol gamma ray treatment good for You?

The Tegretol did help a little but I could not see myself having to live the rest of my life on Tegretol. It would have been HELL!!! I had already researched Gamma Ray treatment and surgery to cut skull open and put something in between nerve and blood vessel. Both did not appeal to me. THIS IS WHEN IT GETS GOOD!!!