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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 based on 9 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Tegretol

Tegretol (latest outcomes from 24,818 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.

Petit mal seizure

Petit mal seizure (absence seizures) (latest reports from 228 patients) can be treated by Keppra, Lamictal, Topamax, Tegretol, Depakote Er, Zarontin.

On Sep, 22, 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Tegretol was added to control focal seizures, but breakthrough seizures began more frequently

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Just want to see if I should ask my doc about changing to Vimpat from Carbatrol. Carbatrol sounds like it has way too many side effcts for me......like diarrhea and sleep problems which I have.

    Reply

    schrodinger on Oct, 4, 2011:

    I took carbamezapine (brand name Tegretol) and had CNS/ auditory disturbance... ototoxicity. Was unstable in balance, and almost lost my hearing. As a musician and radio operator, this was TOTALLY unacceptable, and the loss of balance was unsafe. Had to discontinue and can never take this drug again.

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