Review: Tegretol and Ritalin-sr
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Tegretol and Ritalin-sr. It is created by eHealthMe based on 222 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Tegretol (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.
Ritalin-sr (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 222 people who reported to have interactions when taking Tegretol, Ritalin-sr are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Tegretol (carbamazepine)
- Ritalin-sr (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Tegretol, Ritalin-sr:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or labored breathing)||37|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||31|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||25|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Tegretol, Ritalin-sr:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||4|
|Restlessness (not able to rest)||2|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||2|
|Renal Pain (kidney pain)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methylphenidate hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- By Annie: How does garcinia effec t one with history og seizures on tegretol.
(for a 76 year old woman who has Past Seizure, Seizures When Stressed, and takes Tegretol-xr, Tegretol-xr)
Hagen I have any stress to my system including being over tired I have a petti-mal dozier
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- By Lydia1990: Taking phentermine and methylphenidate
(for a 23 year old woman who has ADD, Acid Reflux, and takes Phentermine, Daytrana)
I was prescribed Methylphenidate ER 27 mg for ADD a week and a half ago. I called my doctor 5 days after starting the medication to let him know that it wasn't helping but instead was making me tired and have headaches. He decided to prescribe me with Phentermine 37.5 mg to help with my fatigue from ...
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- By xfact: I use cannabis to control my ritalin side effects. is this good?
(for a 22 year old man who has Decreased Appetite, Difficulty Falling Asleep, Bad Dreams, Stress After Work (evening), and takes Ritalin, Cannabis, Cannabis Sativa)
-Hi everyone,I was diagnosed A.D.D. in July 2012 and I started smoking everyday(after work,evening) since April 2013 and right now we are November 2013. (sorry for my bad English) I've stopped last week from smoking cannabis because I wanted to experiment and inform myself if it was really hel ...
(Number of patients like xfact: 3,427)
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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:
- Tegretol is used in:
- Ritalin-sr is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Tegretol alternatives:
- Ritalin-sr alternatives:
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