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Hospital Tegretol overdose, dose this happen often, will there be any long term effects?

Posted 11 Aug 2011 by jeffpluto 4 answers

A year ago, I had neck fusion surgery. Having developed Seizures 3 years prior I was taking Tegretol XR 600mg. The hospital was given that bottle. Two days after surgery, I became spsatic, I could not hold anything, I could not stand, I could not talk nor see. I was slipping into a coma. The ...

I'm scared of goin off my Tegretol Xr and he put me back on Abilify??and theres more?

Posted 24 Jul 2010 4 answers

Im scared of being off my Tegretol after almost 2 years. He just told me to stop it. What do I do about my racing thoughts at night now? He also told me to take my 10mg of Abilify in the morning. Ive been on that before, that strenght and it made me tired, why is the doctor telling me different ...

Difference between tegretol and tegretol XR?

Posted 23 May 2011 by majacques 1 answer

I was taking Tegretol XR 400mg/2xday for many years and now have be been changed to plain Tegretol 400mg/1xday and 200mg/1xday. I have been taking it for nerve damage in my face wich causes painful twitching and sagging of one of my eyelids which interferes with my vision. My question is, I was ...

How long does the extended release last in your body?

Posted 15 Jul 2010 by dobrien 1 answer

If my daughter is taking 1600 mgs a day (or 3 doses of 600, 400 and 600) should she be able to go to 2 doses of 800mgs for a the same cumulative dose? Thank you!

Tegretol XR and its generic...has anybody experienced withdrawal symptoms? or nausea, chills?

Posted 28 Mar 2012 by anonymous2012 1 answer

I have been on this stuff for four days and MAN i feel no bueno (no good). I thought i was withdrawing from all the other stuff i was taking but now im not sure if it was that or this new med since i started to feel very nauseated that day. I feel dizzy, kinda tired and see blurry when im sleepy, ...

How should I transition from Tegretol XR to regular Tegretol?

Posted 2 May 2012 by cazuelea 2 answers

I have been taking tegretol xr 400mg/2xday for several years for seizures and recently lost my insurance. Now I have been changed to plain tegretol 400mg/2xday... shouldn't I be taking this 4 times a day instead of twice a day? I was originally put on the "XR" because I had seizures ...

Tegretol XR - Generic versus brand name?

Posted 22 Aug 2009 by queenofall 1 answer

medication looks the same but is it a-b rated?

Epilepsy - Phenytoin -Tegretol combination for Epilepsi. Its not working. How about you?

Posted 30 Sep 2009 by LaShane1979 1 answer

Hi, I take two 400mg twice day tegretol xr. I also take Phenytoin . 100 mg every 8 hours =300mg per day. I had six Tocnic-Clonics seizuses in he last 24 hours. I have been on these pills for last 10 years. I have 5-15 seizures per month for the last ten years. They just don't seem to work. ...

Tegretol - Phenytoin I smoke two packs a day?

Posted 30 Sep 2009 by LaShane1979 1 answer

Does anyone know of the dangers of smoking cigs with the meds I take? I take two 400mg twice day tegretol xr. I also take Phenytoin . 100 mg every 8 hours =300mg per day. They just don't seem to work. does this combination work well for others. Thanks

Should I avoid doing a liver/colon detox while taking Tegretol XR?

Posted 2 Mar 2010 by TriNeuStL 1 answer

I have been gaining weight due to 3 months of taking prednisone. I would like to do a detox to try and rid my body of all steroids. I take four 400mg pills of tegretol xr for trigeminal neuralgia.

How do I stop taking tegretol xr ?

Posted 16 May 2010 by spinkoo 2 answers

Tegretol and suicidal thoughts?

Posted 8 Nov 2012 by armlessmonkey 1 answer

My fourth day on tegretol XR. Two other mood stabilizers, Topimax and Lamictal and maxed out on Seroquel. Is suicidal ideation and planning, not necessarily intention, a passing thing or should I be worried? Called the hospital and they agreed that all they can do is put me on Lithium and watch me ...

Tegretol XR - Has It made you gain any weight?

Posted 15 Dec 2015 by KittenKaosu 1 answer

I'm was on 100mg of Seroquel at first and I gained a little weight, then they changed it to 200 mg after I had my baby and I've gained 15 pounds on top of what I weighed while pregnant. They changed me to Seroquel 200 mg nightly and 300 mg twice daily of Lithium and I've gained 20 ...

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