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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 24,818 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.
Petit mal seizure
Petit mal seizure (absence seizures) (latest reports from 234 patients) can be treated by Keppra, Lamictal, Topamax, Depakote Er, Tegretol, Dilantin.
On Oct, 21, 2014: 9 people are studied for taking Tegretol in Petit mal seizure
Tegretol effectiveness for Petit mal seizure (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Tegretol for Petit mal seizure * :
|Petit mal seizure||44.44%||55.56% |
Age of people who take Tegretol for Petit mal seizure * :
|Petit mal seizure||0.00%||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 * :
|Petit mal seizure||25.00%||75.00% |
Age of people who find Tegretol more effective * :
|Petit mal seizure||0.00%||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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From this study (3 years ago):
Tegretol was added to control focal seizures, but breakthrough seizures began more frequently
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.
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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