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Review: Tegretol and Excedrin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tegretol and Excedrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

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

Excedrin (latest outcomes from 7,808 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; aspirin; caffeine. It is often used in headache.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 38 people who take Tegretol, Excedrin are studied

Tegretol, Excedrin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Tegretol (carbamazepine)
- Excedrin (acetaminophen; aspirin; caffeine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Tegretol is effective100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Excedrin is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Headachen/an/an/an/an/an/aChronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
Rebound EffectHeadache
Face OedemaFatigue
Haemorrhage NosDrug Ineffective
Drug IneffectiveDizziness
DizzinessNausea
NauseaMigraine
Arthralgia
Depression
Chest Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Tegretol is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a
Excedrin is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Chronic Lymphocytic LeukaemiaNight Sweats
HeadacheMigraine
DizzinessPlatelet Count Decreased
NauseaPruritus
FatigueWhite Blood Cell Count Decreased
Drug IneffectiveRed Blood Cell Count Decreased
ArthralgiaMalaise
DepressionInsomnia
FallDrug Ineffective
EpistaxisAbdominal Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tegretol is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Excedrin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aDrug Ineffectiven/aMigraineChronic Lymphocytic LeukaemiaJoint Stiffness
HeadacheFatigueFlushing
Abdominal PainVestibular NeuronitisMyocardial Infarction
DiarrhoeaVertigoPain In Jaw
NauseaInfectionThroat Irritation
Vision BlurredMultiple Sclerosis RelapseSomnolence
InsomniaDizzinessChest Pain
Weight DecreasedDiplopiaDizziness
DepressionFeeling AbnormalDrug Ineffective
FatigueFrustrationDyspnoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • 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.

  • What ammount of carbamazepine did people who suffered from ataxia take?
    (Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Trigeminal Neuralgia, and takes TEGRETOL)
    I,M TAKING TWO TABLETS OF 200mg.PER DAY AND I FEEL A BIT DIZZY. I DO NOT WANT TO STOP TAKING IT BECAUSE, OTHERWISE, I WOULD HAVE TO SUFFER THE PAIN WHICH IS UNBEARABLE.

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On eHealthMe, Tegretol (carbamazepine) is often used to treat epilepsy. Excedrin (acetaminophen; aspirin; caffeine) is often used to treat headache. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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