How effective is Tegretol for Petit mal seizure?
Summary: 10 Tegretol users have rated its effectiveness for Petit mal seizure.
Overall ratings: 3.4/5
Long term ratings: 3.6/5
This is a review of how effective Tegretol (carbamazepine) is for Petit mal seizure and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Tegretol
Tegretol has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 24,848 Tegretol users)
Petit mal seizure
Petit mal seizure (absence seizures) can be treated by Keppra, Lamictal, Topamax, Tegretol, Depakote Er, Zarontin. (latest reports from 242 Petit Mal Seizure patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 10 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||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who take Tegretol for Petit mal seizure * :
|Petit mal seizure||0.00%||10.00%||0.00%||10.00%||20.00%||20.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
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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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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