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... I've not been on it for very long and I'm wondering what the long term effects are. Anybody here been on Tegretol for longer than a year or so? ... (15 replies)
... It would probably be best to talk to your Dr. and ask what he meant by that comment and what are the long term effects of taking these drugs on your body. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I have been on Lamictal for 5 years, the side effects have become more of a life's challenge than the seizures themselves. ... (9 replies)

... term effects of Tegretol. I also want to have kids someday, so it will be really great to be on a safer med by the time I'm ready. ... (9 replies)
... What are the negative long term effects of Tegretol? ... (9 replies)
Too long to wait?
Aug 12, 2008
... July, I had a VEEG. While I was in the hospital, they added Lamictal to what I'm already on, which is Tegretol and Keppra. They said that once they know the Lamictal is working, they will start weaning me off of one or both of the other meds. ... (2 replies)
... years and I too have been wondering what long term effects are associated with this drug. ... (15 replies)
... I can tell you quite a bit about TLE. I was diagnosed when I was 13 and am now 34. I take Tegretol 200 mg. three times daily and have recently started taking Neurotin 300 mg. before bed each night. ... (13 replies)
... n having a family someday. So I am seriously thinking of changing my meds now to one of the ones that's safer and won't have as high a risk for an unborn baby as Tegretol will. ... (5 replies)
... drug as usual, though I am up for an appointment next week with my doc, but this has been my experience apart from the extremely disturbing memory loss or short term memory loss which is common in both tegretol and lamictal. ... (2 replies)
... I have been taking 600mg of Tegretol and 400mg of Lamictal daily to control Epilepsy since January 1990 and my doctor has just told me that I should not really have been on them for this long. ... (2 replies)
... about going off the Tegretol. The reason being that I'm starting to feel as if the side effects, both immediate and long term, are not worth it. Considering I have not had an aura for a long time, I thought I would at least give it a try and the Neurologist gave me the go ahead. ... (4 replies)
Jun 18, 2004
... o off of that. I was on Lamictal and Neurontin with no problem, actually I had the most energy with that combo, but couldn't afford the Lamictal any longer. The Tegretol and Neurontin are not a good combo and I am curious as to what Tegretol will be like on its own once the Neurontin is out of my system. ... (19 replies)
... I have been taking 1600mg Tegretol CR daily since my last seizure in 1991. According to my reading, 1600mg is a heavy dosage as the maximum normal seems to be 1200mg. ... (11 replies)
... How do you like Tegretol? Do you have any side effects? I am just wondering if there is any other medication that will work for me other than Dilantin and if Lamictal is really the right move. thanks! (21 replies)
... It could be time to try and find a new medication... The sad thing is if it has worked this long it's a pain to try to look for a new drug if the early one worked all this time. ... (1 replies)
... :confused: I read an article by Dr. Gott recently where the reader stated that changing to Tegretol resolved such side effects as clumsiness and dizziness associated with a degenerating cerebellum from long-term use of Dilantin. I have a friend who has taken Dilantin for over 50 yrs. (yes, he was one of the first) who would like more information on this topic as he has become... (1 replies)
... ng lamictal, which helps me immensely. the thyroid medication helps a great deal, and I am taking MANY vitamins. It is so frustrating that these meds have these long term side effects. I have also heard that due to the impact that lamictal has on glutamate, it is difficult to build muscle, and muscle tone is lost over time. ... (2 replies)
... Anyone else ever have any side effects like this from Lamictal? ... (9 replies)
... was high. Weaned on and off that and onto Tegretol where I am at now. 500 mgs per day. ... (7 replies)

Associated Tags: dilantin, lamictal, partial, secondarily generalized

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