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Carbamazepine

Popular Brands: : Tegretol, Carbamazepine, Tegretol-xr, Carbatrol, Epitol
Official FDA Reports138,535
Social Media Events1,655
Total Posts1,738
Avg. Review Score3.50/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Carbamazepine
Manufacturers
  • American Health Packaging
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • Shire Development Inc
  • Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals Usa Inc
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Explanation

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The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Carbamazepine Side Effects

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* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Carbamazepine

Sluggishness

feel drunk and sluggish , rough on your liver, only works on certain parts of the brain inexpensive Tegretol is another version of alcohol! I started having grand mal seizures...


Source: Tegretol-Carbamazepine-review-e0b63

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Drug Level

... like I was drunk the entire time I was on it. I was literally staggering around and my doctor set me to the hospital immediately to have blood work done. Apparently the drug levels were much higher ...


Source: Tegretol-Carbamazepine-review-e0b63

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Feeling Drunk

feel drunk and sluggish, rough on your liver, only works on certain parts of the brain inexpensive Tegretol is another version of alcohol! I started having grand mal seizures...


Source: Tegretol-Carbamazepine-review-e0b63

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on May 4, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: As soon as I started on the 100mg, I noticed my hearing was a bit off. I could listen to a song I know very well and tell that the pitch didn't sound right. The pitch has gotten deeper ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Nausea, Somnolence

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on February 26, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Somnolence Nausea I take this with Lyrica and I don't know what this drug is doing except making me sleepy.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Fatigue, Neuralgia, Dependence, Somnolence

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on February 24, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Tired and sleep a lot depending on the time I take it . (During facial nerve pain or just a regular dose) Works great , sometimes I'm overly tired & sleep a lot but better tha...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Burning sensation

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on January 16, 2015 @ 12:00 am

I take tegretol twice a day. (200mg/per dose) When I take my second dose at night my cheeks get really warm/almost burning. This only happens at night and I have no idea why. This medic...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dry eye

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on January 2, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Severe dry eyes been taking carbamazepine for approx.40years now and developed a severe case of dry eyes.tried many different eye drops including restasis with very little rel...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Acne, Muscle spasms

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on December 15, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: A really bad breakout just on my face it wasnt zits but it was like acne and I tried everything to cure it I never thought it was my medicine until my refill ran out and I had to go lik...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Aura, Drug ineffective

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on December 9, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Taking this and still having 6-9 auras a month. Doesn't work for me.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on December 5, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: I've had epilepsy since I was 14yrs old. It helps to control my seizures but I still have them! Sometimes up to 3Times a day! I've had Acne since I was 13 and was wondering we...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Nausea, Amnesia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on December 3, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: short term memory loss, trouble with concentrating and word retrieval, headaches, nausea tegretol is controlling the pain to a degree. After being on it for 2mths. I had break...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Feeling cold, Difficulty concentrating, Muscular weakness, Abasia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on November 24, 2014 @ 12:00 am

... could not function. I called the on call doctor and he told me to stop taking it and take 1/2 pill twice a day on Sunday. Monday I took 1/2 pill in the morning and I was cold and then discovered I w...


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* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.