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Novartis Tegretol

  • 100mg
  • Availability: In Stock

Novartis Tegretol
  • 200mg
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Novartis Tegretol
  • 400mg
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Description

  • Tegretol anticonvulsant or anti-epileptic drug prevents/controls seizures and treats epilepsy
  • This medicine relieves certain types of nerve pain like trigeminal neuralgia
  • Carbamazepine is an active ingredient used in similar drugs like Carbatrol, Epitol, and Tegretol
  • Medicine is composed as white round conventional tablet and packed as 10 pills per blister
  • Effectiveness can be observed within two weeks of treatment, Dosages are available in Tegretol 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg.

Directions for Use
Carbamazepine
should be taken daily at the same time as prescribed by the doctor

Do's and Don'ts

  • Do not take Carbatrol or similar medicines  in case of allergic to anti-seizure medications like phenobarbital, phenytoin or tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline, desipramine
  • Consult the doctor in case of decreased bone marrow function, blood disorders like porphyria, anemia, glaucoma, heart disease like coronary artery disease, heart failure, irregular heartbeat, kidney disease, liver disease, mental/mood disorders or depression, mineral imbalances like low levels of sodium or calcium in the blood
  • Missed dose can be taken when remember after the meals
  • Avoid if allergic to ingredients mention on the strip
  • Pills should not be crushed or chewed

Side Effects

Common side effects:

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth or unsteadiness

Serious side effects:

  • Severe headaches
  • Liver problems
  • Signs of kidney problems such as change in the amount of urine, mouth sores, fainting, irregular heartbeat unusual eye movements i.e. nystagmus
  • Vision changes
  • Joint pain
  • Swelling of the ankles/feet pain/redness/swelling of the arms or legs
  • Numbness/tingling of the hands/feet
  • Signs of low levels of sodium in the blood i.e. extreme drowsiness, mood changes including confusion, seizures

Rare side effects:

  • Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching or swelling especially of the face or tongue or throat
  • Severe dizziness, breathing problem

Precautions

  • Overdose may cause trouble during breathing or severe health issues
  • Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while treating with Tegretol or such medicines
  • Do not operate machinery immediately after taking Epitol or such pills
  • Do not consume alcoholic beverages
  • Apply sunscreen while stepping out in the sunlight
  • Pregnant and breastfeeding woman should consult the doctor before taking Carbatrol or similar pills 

Storage

  • Store Epitol or other medicines at room temperature i.e. 25oC
  • Store it at dry places and away from children
  • Moisture can harm the medicine
  • Direct sunlight may destroy medicines  

Disposal

  • Do not destroy this medicine in toilet or drainage unless instructed to do so
  • Do not leave Carbamazepine open in the environment

 

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