Review: taking Trileptal and Alcohol together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Trileptal and Alcohol together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Trileptal and Alcohol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Trileptal has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 11,889 Trileptal users) Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 5,729 Alcohol users)
What are the drugs
Trileptal has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 11,889 Trileptal users)
Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 5,729 Alcohol users)
On Jan, 20, 2015: 23 people who take Trileptal, Alcohol are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Trileptal (oxcarbazepine)
- Alcohol (alcohol)
Drug effectiveness over time :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Coma||n/a||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||Intentional Overdose|
|Grand Mal Convulsion||Oedema Peripheral||Coma|
|Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased||Drug Abuse||Completed Suicide|
|Drug Withdrawal Convulsions||Local Swelling||Joint Injury|
|Drug Abuse||Suicide Attempt|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Intentional Overdose||Condition Aggravated|
|Joint Injury||Completed Suicide|
|Suicide Attempt||Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased|
|Drug Abuse||Gastrointestinal Disorder|
|Hypoaesthesia||Irritable Bowel Syndrome|
|Balance Disorder||Panic Disorder|
|Scar||Loss Of Consciousness|
|Monoplegia||Idiosyncratic Drug Reaction|
Drug effectiveness by age :
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|n/a||n/a||n/a||Completed Suicide||Nausea||Depressed Level Of Consciousness||Irritable Bowel Syndrome||n/a|
|Cardio-respiratory Arrest||Coma||Intentional Overdose||Oedema|
|Cardiac Flutter||Confusional State||Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased|
|Burning Sensation||Unresponsive To Stimuli||Alcohol Interaction|
|Balance Disorder||Thyroxine Free Decreased||Loss Of Consciousness|
|Blood Pressure Increased||Lethargy||Idiosyncratic Drug Reaction|
|Drug Effect Increased||Road Traffic Accident||Gastroenteritis|
|Visual Disturbance||Oedema Peripheral||Gastrointestinal Disorder|
|Tachycardia||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Panic Disorder|
|Speech Disorder||Drug Abuse||Urinary Retention|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- Can you stop trileptal cold turkey?
I ran outta my Trileptal, the last time I took it was in the hospital on Saturday I was there for 2 days and I was normally taking 300mg 2x daily and the hospital gave me 600mg 4x on Saturday and the day before I took the one 300mg I had left in the morning. Since the hospital I have not had any Trileptal to be able to take because they didn't send me home with any because I'm from another State and I'm not sure if that's why but I should have my medicine tomorrow but I feel horrible and I just wanna know if physically I will be alright? Thank you so much and would appreciate a quick responce.
- What can cause trileptal to not show hardy in blood test.
My cousin is handicap but TRILEPTAL not showing in.blood.
- Can trileptal aggravate a gout attack?
Can trileptal raiser ic acid and aggravate a gout attack.
- Cloxacillin and mefenamic can take at the same time
my husband suffering very pain from an motorcycles accident..his behavior really change because from pain.and its breaking my heart to saw his changes especially how he treat her daughter.
- Can excessive consumption of marijuana cause sudden sleeping phobia which lasts longer (in days) ?
I have been taking marijuana since 2 years and sleep a lot. I always had sleeping disorder like, If someone is doing anything in my room, I can't sleep. I always think of something before sleeping and then I will have some random dream and sleep long if undisturbed. If someone wakes me up in the middle it takes time to go to sleep again. Generally I sleep around 2 AM and wake up at 12 PM. Four days ago I took marijuana for about 4 or five hours while watching movies (which I do very regularly) and went to bed. At 2:30 AM I felt kind of going in to darkness and highly afraid of the darkness, My heart rate was 142 and I was so afraid that I couldn't control my mind and got admitted to nearest hospital in ICU. They gave me sleeping pills and some drips (sodium chloride and some other injections). My blood report showed normal except 22.5 WBC which should be between 6 to 9. I didn't tell them that I have been smoking marijuana since I am a PhD student in my institute and they will simply throw me out if I do. Since that night I couldn't sleep without sleeping pills and whenever I try to, I feel the same terror and my heart bit starts increasing. During day time I feel highly anxious and uncomfortable. I want my old life back and I haven't smoked marijuana since that day and I promise not to. Please help me or I feel some night I will die while sleeping.
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- Had nms in 2005, will trileptal increase chance of recurrence?
In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrollable shivering) continued & got higher. By 5/05 my temps were reaching 105 deg F. Husband said I became combative, refused to go to hospital. Early June/05 he came home to find me wrapped in blankets, with a temp over 105 F. He tried to place me in a tub of cold water, said I was rigid & screamed when he tried to move me. I was in the tub, speaking "in tongues" (his description, I have no memory of this). He called 911, took me to hospital. I woke, no idea where I was or why. After a lumbar puncture & 2 days in ICU I went home. The fevers continued...2 weeks later he came home to find me wrapped in sheets, towels, blankets, with the heat on full (it was in the 90's outside) he called ambulance again. I awoke to find myself under an ice blanket with nurses pushing large vials of dantrolene into both arms, several liters. Another LP, a stint in ICU...this time they told me it was NMS. The dr who dxd me said he was surprised I was alive, & not a vegetable, as my temp had peaked at 109 deg F. I suffered brain damage; short-term memory loss, brain can't control my body temp, my blood pressure went up. An arteriogram showed completely healthy heart & arteries, no plaque at all. I lost all body fat as well as some muscle mass. The fevers continued even after stopping the Seroquel. I visited my PCP for a checkup in 9/05, temp was normal. I started shuddering, my temp went up a full degree every 5 minutes. PCP admitted me to ER, my heart rate was over 272 B/M; they stopped my heart 3 times to "reset" it, which didn't work. I spent 3 days in hospital. Several months later my P doc tried me on Lamictal alone; I got Stevens-Johnson syndrome. I stopped the drug as soon as the signs appeared. I've been untreated, except for Neurontin & Primidone, until my manic episodes became unlivable. 3 weeks ago I went 8 days with no sleep, became psychotic. My P doc gave me Trileptal, which has evened my moods, but I've been getting low-grade fevers (highest was 103.6). Would having had NMS in the past make me more prone to falling to it again with the Trileptal? It's the only new med I've taken in over a year.
- Could trileptal cause benign intracranial hypertension
My Daughter is 9 and was on Trileptal for three years and just started to have severe headaches that lasted for two weeks and were quickly and poorly diagnosed as a status migraine. Another week of pain and incorrect treatments finally led to more tests and the correct diagnosis of IIH. Supposedly the most susceptible person (1 in 5,000) to get IIH in the US is an over weight female in her 20's. Based on my daughters information and the information on this site, Female Trileptal patients appear to have a 1 in 1500 chance of IIH and if you are female and also aged 2 to 9, your chances are about 1 in 250. Or 20 times more susceptible than heavy, adult females.
- I have less pain from my trigeminal neuralgia when i'm manic.
Has anyone had a relief of pain when they are manic?
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Alcohol (alcohol) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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:
- Trileptal is used in:
- Alcohol is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Trileptal alternatives:
- Alcohol alternatives:
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