Tegerol Drug (Medication) Information
Tegerol intraction with other drugs:
Tegerol is metabolized in the liver and interacts with several other epilepsy drugs and other medications, such as warfarin, theophyline, and doxycycline. It may reduce the effectiveness of other antiepileptic drugs which are also processed through the liver and with the effectiveness of birth control pills at standard doses.
Tell your doctor if you are taking other drugs.
What are the Side Effects of Tegerol -
Like other medicines,
Tegerol can cause side effects.
Some of the more common side effects of Tegerol include
- mouth ulcers
- pain or difficulty passing urine
- redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
- ringing in the ears
- seizures (convulsions)
- shortness of breath, wheezing
- skin rash, hives, itching
- sore throat
- Coordination difficulties
- Rash or other allergic reaction (swollen glands, fever, sore throat).
- Weakness of the bones (osteopenia)
- stomach pain
- swollen joints or muscle/joint aches and pains
- unusual bleeding or bruising
- unusual swelling
Some other side effects of Tegerol are as:
- Liver problems
- Blood problems
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Warnings and precautions before taking Tegerol :
- If you are taking carbamazepine for epilepsy (seizures) do not stop taking it suddenly. This increases the risk of seizures. Wear a Medic Alert bracelet or necklace. Carry an identification card with information about your condition, medications, and prescriber or health care professional.
- Tegerol capsule must not be used during pregnancy as it may cause harmful side effects to the unborn child. Seek medical advice from your doctor.
- Talk with your physician or pharmacist if you are taking other medications along with Tegerol.
- Breast Feeding - Mothers who are taking Tegerol and who wish to breast-feed should discuss this with their doctor.
- Do not drink alcohol while taking Tegerol. Alcohol may increase drowsiness caused by Tegerol. It may also increase the risk of seizures.
- The safety and efficay of this medicine have not been studied in children and adolescents, hence it is not recommended for use in these age groups.
What if Overdose of Tegerol ?
If you think you or anyone else taken overdose of Tegerol, immediately telephone your doctor or contact your local or regional Poisons Information Centre Seek medical attention immediately.
You may need urgent medical attention.
What if Missed Dose of Tegerol?
If you miss a dose of Tegerol medicine and you remember within an hour or so, take the dose immediately. If you do not remember until later, skip the dose you missed and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double doses.
Storage Conditions for Tegerol:
Store Tegerol capsules at room temperature (below 77°F) and protect them from light and moisture. Keep the medication away from the children.
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