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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Tegretol XR oral.

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Condition: Epileptic Seizure
2/3/2008 9:18:41 PM

Reviewer: susan, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i was on thr regular tegretol pink pill untill my insurance would not cover. my nuerol suggested the tegretol xr which is covered 100%, but i am tired more and my libido is at 0%. i spk with my Gyn and there is really nothing i can do. i do have chronic bacterial vaginosis, i am not sure if there is a link. but i do wonder about this medication. i have been on tegretol since i was 13 and no relap ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
1/18/2008 1:09:45 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Side effects I do have are dizziness and a bit of blurred vision, but not always on either on those. I think I'm more tired than I used to be. I haven't had any seizures since I began regularly taking this medicine and I've been on it for around 9 years now. (My seizures have been controlled and cause no problems in my life, but I may just have a calmer disorder to begin with.)

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
1/16/2008 9:08:23 PM

Reviewer: worriedmom, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
my son is on this med he has for been for a couple of yrs now but this yr it seem like it just ant working he has weakness sleep alot his pupil dilate and im worried sick i want to know what wrong with him i cant get no answers he had slurred speech about 2 wks ago he was in th er cause he couldnt stop trimmering and when he talk 2 u he trun his head the other way and be looking out the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
12/5/2007 10:47:01 PM

Reviewer: adamb1, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have found this to be more effective than other drugs commonly used for treating seizures. I had previously tried Dilantin, but had some adverse reactions. I have no such problems with the Tegretol, and find it to be easy to take on a regular basis. I have been using it now for 8 years and have had no seizures.

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
11/17/2007 9:11:25 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Has helped to keep drug levels even. Don't have the fluctuations that were seen with just the oral tablet

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