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... I just read in a book I bought on osteoporosis that certain drugs can speed up the process of osteoporosis. ... (21 replies)
... I feel your pain and anxiety. I've been taking Tegretol for 19 years and was just diagnosed with osteoporosis. ... (21 replies)
... I'd recommend both neurologist and gyn. I was very well controlled on tegretol for about 15 years. ... (21 replies)

... A blood test verified my calcium and Vitamin D levels were a little above normal. Being on tegretol for about 22 years is probably the culprit. Before tegretol I was on dilantin for several years when I was a teenager. ... (4 replies)
... s now, yikes! if you haven't already, you might want to read the posts in the osteoporosis board. men and women of all ages post comments about osteop. and how they deal with it. ... (21 replies)
... I don't have it but am definitely concerned about what the Tegretol could be doing to my bones now, so it is helpful to be aware, I think. ... (21 replies)
... DEXA scan showed he had osteoporosis and osteopenia. ... (21 replies)
... DEXA scan showed he had osteoporosis and osteopenia. ... (21 replies)
... hey peter - just wanted to say hello and add my two cents into the conversation. when you mentioned trileptal, i immediately did some searching around about it. you're right, it is in the same family as tegretol, the latter being carbamazepine and trileptal oxcarbazepine. i have reached a level of comfort on tegretol, even knowing that it has probably caused the osteop. that i... (21 replies)
... Hi Group, Saturday, October 11, we started a low dose (150 mg B.I.D.) of Trileptal with my twin brother. He was on Tegratol for about 6 years starting in the later 1990's. We switched because his DEXA Scan showed osteoporosis, we were about 37. No seizure med since Tegratol has worked nearly as effectively. I miss those days. Yeh, I know what your thinking ... why not... (21 replies)
... Hi Group, Saturday, October 11, we started a low dose (150 mg B.I.D.) of Trileptal with my twin brother. He was on Tegratol for about 6 years starting in the later 1990's. We switched because his DEXA Scan showed osteoporosis, we were about 37. No seizure med since Tegratol has worked nearly as effectively. I miss those days. Yeh, I know what your thinking ... why not... (21 replies)
... I have been on Tegretol for 13 years, and I too have the same experiences that you are stating about your aura's. ... (21 replies)
... I have to say, though I am looking forward to going off of it, it does take that feeling of security away. I am comfortable on the Tegretol and it's been the only AED I've been on for longer than a week. Part of me thinks why change it now when there are no issues. ... (21 replies)
... I've been on Tegretol for almost 9 years. ... (21 replies)
... hen i'm breathing heavily like on the treadmill, but at other unexplainable times too. i just deal with it. But this realization this morning after reading about tegretol and bone loss has really got me down. ... (21 replies)
... caverdude - no, no one ever warned me about anything like osteoporosis. maybe because when i started taking it back in like 1981 or 1982 i was so much younger than the age when it can start to become a concern. now, all these years later, still taking it 400 mg in the a.m. and 400 in the p.m. Reading all the other posts about side effects of other drugs, I just don't want to... (21 replies)
... ake. their advice to me is to relax a bit about it, start concentrating on eating right, exercising more and taking the right supplements and realize that i have osteoporosis but it doesn't have me. maybe that's good advice for just about anything, right? ... (21 replies)
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... vitamin D supplement if they don't normally intake enough of those two items. Wish me luck and I hope others can avoid the osteoporosis fate that Dilantin, Tegretol, and Phenobarbital medicines induce. ... (21 replies)
... and deja vue episodes occasionally which "just" halt my speech. My last one was a year ago. I want to get off Depakote which causes bone loss. I already have osteoporosis but that's another story. ... (30 replies)
... n8tive - that was a great description of what happens to you. good luck with the supplementation, and keep in touch. singingirl (21 replies)


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