The tablets of Tegretolretard have carbamazepine, which is a drug used for the treatment of grand mal epilepsyand partial seizures, because it alleviates the electrical activity in thebrain. This medicine is also used for the trigeminal neuralgia which is a medical term for the nerve disorder in the face that causespain in this region. Carbamazepine in Tegretol retard also has a good effect asa mood stabilizer for people who suffer from bipolar affective disorder such asdepression and mania.
Side effects of Tegretol retard
In addition to all goodfeatures, characteristics, and effects, most medicines have some negative effectson those who consume them. These side effects can affect people in differentways and they can appear alone or in combination but it does not mean that allpeople that use this drug would have some side effects.
Before the use oftegretol retard it is very important to visit and consult the doctor. The doctorwill prescribe the proper dose. It is crucial to inform the doctorif using some other medications, because either Tegretol retard may reducetheir effects or its effectiveness may be reduced when consumed in thecombination with some other drugs.
Tegretol retard is amedicine that also has some side effects. The most common are dizziness,sleepiness, lethargy and ataxia, characterized by the unsteadywalking or shaky movements which is why it is very important not to drive when using thisdrug. Moreover as a side effect of Tegretol retard, allergic skin reactionsare quite usual. There are cases whenthe users of Tegretol retard feel gastrointestinal tract malfunction. The mostfrequent side effects of Tegretol retard on the gastrointestinal tract arediarrhea, vomiting as well as nausea and abdominal pain.
Some consumers maycomplain of a headache or some problems with they eyes, such as blurred vision.It is also possible that the use of this medicine leads to the reduction ofplatelets, white blood cells and red blood cells in the blood. Furthermore drying of the mouth also appears to be one of the side effects of Tegretolretard. It is also likely thatthe user of this medicine has the hallucinations about the things that do notexist while in some cases the consumers reported even the speech disorder orimpediment. When using this drug,liver, kidney, or heart disease can develop as the side effects, as well asStevens-Hokinson syndrome which is characterized by the blisters onthe skin and some bad effects on the tissue in the eyes, mouth, throat, andgenitals.