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Review: Tegretol and Ritalin-sr

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tegretol and Ritalin-sr. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 248 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Tegretol (what 24,818 Tegretol users reported?) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is used in epilepsy.

Ritalin-sr (what 364 Ritalin-sr users reported?) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Aug, 31, 2014: 248 people who take Tegretol, Ritalin-sr are studied

Tegretol, Ritalin-sr outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Tegretol (carbamazepine)
- Ritalin-sr (methylphenidate hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Tegretol is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
n/a
Ritalin-sr is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaPallorAnaemiaConvulsionSomnolenceBlood Test Nosn/aFatigue
PruritusAnaemia NosLeukopeniaDrug IneffectiveVertigoDrug Ineffective
Drug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic SymptomsCataractImpaired MemoryNightmareVomitingConstipation
Drug EruptionVisual Acuity ReducedLethargyRashTongue OedemaNausea
Eosinophil Count IncreasedSleep DisorderNervousnessRash ErythematousWeight Increased
Hepatic Function AbnormalDizziness (excl Vertigo)Heart Rate IncreasedLoss Of ConsciousnessPain
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedDyspnoea ExertionalRenal PainConfusional StateDyspnoea
Skin ExfoliationVomiting NosLibido IncreasedDizzinessWeight Decreased
LymphadenopathyRed Cell AplasiaSleep DisorderFeeling ColdRash
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedNauseaCondition AggravatedHyperhidrosisVomiting

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Tegretol is effective83.33%
(5 of 6 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
Ritalin-sr is effective75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DyspnoeaDrug Ineffective
NauseaAggression
FatigueFatigue
HeadacheWeight Increased
Balance DisorderConstipation
Oedema PeripheralSomnolence
HypoaesthesiaNausea
PainInsomnia
VomitingAnger
MyalgiaRash

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tegretol is effectiven/an/a75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Ritalin-sr is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitis AcuteDrug IneffectiveRash ErythematousHepatic SteatosisPriapismType 2 Diabetes MellitusFatigueNausea
Nervous System DisorderAttention Deficit/hyperactivity DisorderAgitationTachycardiaEpilepsy AggravatedRashHypoaesthesiaPneumonia
HyponatraemiaAggressionSomnolenceInjurySudden Death UnexplainedConvulsionDizzinessDehydration
TremorCondition AggravatedVomitingNeuropathy PeripheralDiabetes MellitusCryptococcal FungaemiaBack PainRespiratory Failure
OrthopnoeaConvulsions NosDrug IneffectiveLymphadenopathyPainBlood Cholesterol IncreasedNauseaVomiting
Renal ImpairmentWeight IncreasedAggressionOedema PeripheralHeadache NosDyspnoeaDysphagiaGeneral Physical Health Deterioration
PneumoniaSleep DisorderAttention Deficit/hyperactivity DisorderOral HerpesThinking AbnormalHypersomniaThyroid CancerActinic Keratosis
DyspnoeaDizziness (excl Vertigo)IrritabilityRash PruriticOverdoseTremorWeight DecreasedPyrexia
HypotensionOtitis Media NosPruritusSarcoidosisMyocardial InfarctionMultiple Drug Overdose IntentionalFallStridor
BradycardiaVomiting NosHepatic Function AbnormalPneumothoraxChest PainSinusitisSwellingExcitability

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Tegretol (carbamazepine) is often used to treat epilepsy. Ritalin-sr (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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