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27 Side Effects of Tegretol

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,
  • fever,
  • chills,
  • sore¬†throat,
  • mouth sores,
  • bleeding gums,
  • nosebleeds,
  • pale skin,
  • easy bruising,
  • unusual tiredness,
  • lightheadedness,
  • shortness of breath,
  • headache,
  • confusion,
  • 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:

  • dizziness,
  • loss of coordination,
  • problems with walking,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting, and
  • drowsiness

Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.


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