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How effective is Tegretol for Petit mal seizure?

Overall ratings: 3.4/5
Long term ratings: 3.7/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Tegretol (carbamazepine) is for Petit mal seizure. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 9 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Tegretol

Tegretol (latest outcomes from 24,829 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.

Trend of tegretol reports

Petit mal seizure

Petit mal seizure (absence seizures) (latest reports from 242 patients) can be treated by Keppra, Lamictal, Topamax, Depakote Er, Tegretol, Dilantin.

On Nov, 24, 2014: 9 people are studied for taking Tegretol in Petit mal seizure




Tegretol effectiveness for Petit mal seizure


Long term Tegretol effectiveness for Petit mal seizure

Tegretol effectiveness for Petit mal seizure (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall02322
Long term
(1+ years)
01222

Gender of people who take Tegretol for Petit mal seizure * :

FemaleMale
Petit mal seizure44.44%55.56%

Age of people who take Tegretol for Petit mal seizure * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Petit mal seizure0.00%11.11%0.00%0.00%22.22%22.22%22.22%22.22%

Who find Tegretol more effective for Petit mal seizure?

Gender of people who find Tegretol more effective * :

FemaleMale
Petit mal seizure25.00%75.00%

Age of people who find Tegretol more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Petit mal seizure0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%25.00%25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Does topamax effect sexual desire and cause weight gain
    (Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Migraine With Aura, Seizure - Absence, and takes Topamax)
    I have taken topamax for 10 years and have been gaining weight steadily every year. My doctor says the medication is not the reason because Topamax causes people to loose weight. I have also voiced my concerns to him that since I started taking this medication I have no desire for sex. He says th ...

  • Does carbamazepine cause obesity?? please reply
    (Asked by a 26 year old man who has Seizures, and takes Carbamazepine)
    I am taking ZEN 100(Carbamazepine tablets) on advice of my doctor from JAN 2013, for my SEIZURES. Lately, my weight has increased by quite kilos, despite my diet remaining same. I want to confirm does prolonged use of this drug cause obesity. PLEASE REPLY IF EXPERIENCED THE SAME SIDE-EFFECTS OR ...

  • Has anything helped with muscle weakness/pain caused by carbamazepine? or any remedies?
    (Asked by a 19 year old girl who has Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Seizure Disorder, and takes Carbamazepine)
    I have partial seizures that affects my right side. It's caused by having a brain tumor on the left side when I was younger that was removed. I'm taking 600mg of Carbamazepine a day. I have muscle weakness and pain on my right arm and leg a lot. There are times when I can't even pick up a water ...

  • I stopped suffering from psoriasis when i started with epilepsy at the age of 32. could there be a reason for this?
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Epilepsy Congenital, and takes Tegretol-xr)
    I would just like to hear from anyone who has both epilepsy and psoriasis to see if they have stopped with psoriasis after the epilepsy was triggered. My epilepsy was triggered at the age of 32 after taking amphetamine. I used to have outbreaks of psoriasis every 7 years but this stopped when the ...

  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
    (Asked by a 64 year old man who has Periodontal Bone Loss, Bone Loss Around Teeth , and takes Guaifenesin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Turmeric, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Fluoxetine, Celexa, Gabapentin, Omeprazole, Pantoprazole, Pentoxifylline, Garcinia Cambogia, Carbamazepine, Tamsulosin, Lisinopril, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Flunisolide)
    Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.

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    (Posted by a 45 year old woman who has Simple Partial Seizures, Myoclonic Epilepsy, Absence Seizure, Grand Mal Seizure, Epilepsy , and takes Topamax)
    I have taken Topamax for 14 years. A few months after starting I had difficulty speaking. My specialist said it would improve. It did... Enough to get by. 3 years later I got Encephalitus and was hospitalised. It took a year to walk normally again. A year later I began experiencing MS-like symp ...

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