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Baclofen - How long does it take baclofen to kick in?

Posted 18 Nov 2017 3 answers

I was diagnosed with TJ N about seven years ago. I tried the usual, tegretol, neurontin, and Gabapentin before finally having GammaKnife Surgery (actually radiation) performed. Now, six years later and I am experiencing intense pain once more. Today, my Dr. Started me on Baclofen - 5mg three times ...

Hi Gang, Anyone had success with Tegretol for neuropathic pain? Neurologist prescribed this for me?

Posted 24 Aug 2013 8 answers

and I feel a bit leery about it, there are just SO many side effects! And some really scary ones at that. I've been feeling exhausted lately, will Tegretol just exacerbate my exhaustion? I used to be a very high energy person, but no longer, much to my chagrin! My energy has taken off with my ...

Does tegretol cause weight gain?

Posted 8 Feb 2012 3 answers

Topamax causes bladder infections... Does tegretol cause weight gain??? topamax causes me terrible bladder infections!!! I DID loose 14 lbs in only 3 weeks after finally getting off of Seroquel for my seizures that put 150 pounds on me. so just had to get off it!! I am going to a neuro doc on ...

Can I drink alcohol while taking neurontin, want to socialize sometimes?

Posted 22 May 2010 1 answer

Been treating for Trigeminal Neuralgia since November 09, tried Tegretol, & Keppra, had reactions from both, lips were peeling & mouth was like been burned, now trying Neurontin for two weeks now, right side of my face is still numb, still have same condition that started last Nov., ...

Epilepsy - Is any one taking Depo Provera injections to help control seizures?

Posted 20 Jun 2011 4 answers

... but worsens the menstrual cyle? If so how well is it working and what side effects have you experienced? Currently also taking large doages of Lamitcal, topamax and tegretol?

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

Posted 11 Aug 2011 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 ...

Can you come off tegretol safely after thirty years?

Posted 17 Oct 2012 7 answers

Been on tegretol for years but recently started with side effects such as unsteady on feet, and anxiety lasts about four hours after taking 400mg in morning, uptake same in afternoon but these don't seem to effect me got ringing in ears as well

Please I'm desperate. I was diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia this year and prescribed Tegretol?

Posted 6 Oct 2016 4 answers

... but am not getting much relief plus I seem to have a lot of symptoms not associated with this illness like chest pain and tinnitus. Has anyone experienced these aswell?

Does anyone with Epilepsy have experience with Trileptal aka Oxcarbazepine?

Posted 25 Nov 2013 5 answers

I have a friend with Epilepsy for 45 years. She's been taking Tegretol for about 30 years. It helps but she still gets 3 to 5 seizures a month. She went to a new Doc who wants her to take Trileptal. I'd like to hear from anyone who has taken Trileptal, whether good or bad experiences?

How long does the zombie like side effect of Abilify take to go away?

Posted 26 May 2016 2 answers

I started taking Tegretol 2 weeks ago (100mg am & 200pm pm), and now my doctor has added Abilify 2mg in the morning... I'm only on day two but I feel like a zombie. I have a headache, nausea and I everything feels like too much effort. I can't concentrate and conversations are ...

Is Tegretol a controlled substance?

Posted 5 Mar 2010 3 answers

Difference between tegretol and tegretol XR?

Posted 23 May 2011 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 ...

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