Tegretol (Carbamazepine) is a prescription drug used to treat the symptoms of epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia, and bipolar mania. Tegretol may be used alone or with other medications.
It belongs to a class of drugs called anticonvulsants. The generic name for Tegretol is Carbamazepine.
What are the possible side effects of Tegretol?
It may cause serious side effects including:
- skin rash,
- loss of appetite,
- right-sided upper stomach pain,
- dark urine,
- slow, fast, or pounding heartbeats,
- sore throat,
- mouth sores,
- bleeding gums,
- pale skin,
- easy bruising,
- unusual tiredness,
- shortness of breath,
- severe weakness,
- feeling unsteady, and
- increased seizures
Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.
The most common side effects of Tegretol include:
- loss of coordination,
- problems with walking,
- vomiting, and
Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.