Home | Links | Contact Us | Top 50 | News | Bookmark
Find a drug:
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   #  


Health Discussion Forum

 Got hit in the eye with an eraser today, now eye feels like its going to explode.?
Hello, today somebody threw an eraser really hard in class, and it hit me right in the eye, while it was open. Then all I could see out of it was white dots and blurr, then it was just really blurry, ...


 MY TOENAIL CAME OFF!!!!?
okay. last month i was a concert and people were stepping on my toe. when i got home it hurt a lot. and i didnt think much of it. but like a week later it bruised and turn purple. 3 weeks later my ...


 can you live without your pelvis ?
if not why not and if so ...


 I slammed my finger in a car door what should i do?
half of the fingernail is black and one white. the bad part is some skin is hanging out from under the nail any answers? Please!...


 How many bones have you broken?
Ive broken My ankle And elbow
And now my leg from a dirtbike accident
i just came out of the hospital a couple days ago

But how many have you broken
and what bones where ...


 Have you ever woke up and got ready for work on your day off?
...


 help with wound closure strips (don't read if squeamish)?
I sliced my thumb very badly at work today chopping an onion and not concentrating on what I was doing. Too busy chatting!! It's a clean cut and I washed it thoroughly but it's quite deep ...


 help I'm scared!?
my mom was in a car accident and she went to the ER because she was complaining about back pain and neck pain and that is all I know. I can't do anything right now because I am in school. Dop ...


 Why is there a long crack on my butt? ?
I've had it since birth and it hasn't gone away. Please help........


 NEED HELP NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!plz?
My dad and I were ice skating and he feel on the ice and hit his head!!!
He was down for 1 min and then when he lifted his head i noticed it was bleeding BAD!
I went and go my mom,
My ...



Drug Guide    A   atretol

  Prescription drug information   Post your opinion about this drug  

   Atretol

Atretol
Carbamazepine-Oral


Atretol is used to treat seizure disorders and certain types of nerve pain.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Tegretol, Epitol, Carbamazepine
 
no rating
No Rating Yet
No Reviews | Post your opinion
 Atretol images:

OverviewPhotosHow To UseSide EffectsPrecautionsMissed DoseDrug Interactions
atretol
Tegretol, Epitol, Carbamazepine

Uses
Atretol is used to treat seizure disorders and certain types of nerve pain.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Do not freeze liquid forms of Atretol.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, deep sleep, tremor, rapid eye movements, fast heartbeat, muscle twitching, large pupils, fainting, and irregular breathing.

How To Use
  • Take with food to prevent stomach upset.
  • Take Atretol as prescribed.
  • Do not stop taking Atretol suddenly without consulting your doctor as seizures may occur.
  • For seizure control, it is important to take all doses on time to keep the level of medication in your blood constant.
  • Take doses at evenly spaced intervals throughout the day and night.

Side Effects
  • May cause drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Other side effects include stomach upset, loss of appetite, dry mouth, mood changes, changes in vision, muscle aches, and restlessness.
  • These effects should subside as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • To relieve dry mouth, suck on (sugarless) hard candy or ice chips, chew (sugarless) gum, drink water or use saliva substitute.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop: sore throat, fever, chills, stomach pain, unusual bleeding or bruising, yellowing of the skin or eyes, dark urine, decreased sexual ability, nightmares, hair loss, mouth sores, ringing in the ears.
  • Atretol can increase sensitivity to sunlight.
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun.
  • Wear a sunscreen and protective clothing.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to Atretol, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before using Atretol tell your doctor your medical history especially of: glaucoma, high blood pressure, history of blood clots, blood disorders, heart problems, blood vessel problems, liver conditions, mental/mood disorders, any allergies.
  • Use caution performing tasks that require alertness and limit alcohol consumption.
  • Atretol is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
  • Consult your doctor before using Atretol.
  • Atretol is excreted into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up the dose to catch up.
  • Call your doctor if you miss more than one dose daily.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all over-the-counter and prescription medication you may use, including: anti-seizure medication, birth control pills, doxycycline, warfarin, danazol, erythromycin-like antibiotics, calcium channel blockers, lithium, haloperidol, SSRI antidepressants, nefazodone, cimetidine, propoxyphene, isoniazid, narcotic pain medications (e.g., codeine), St John s wort.
  • Tell your doctor if you have taken MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, linezolid, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine) within the last two weeks.
  • Be very careful to read all labels on any over-the-counter preparations used to treat cough and colds, allergies or sleeplessness.
  • They may add to the drowsiness effects of Atretol.
  • Consult your pharmacist about this before using any of these products.
  • Carbamazepine may decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills; you may need to use additional methods for birth control.
  • Consult your doctor.
  • Atretol may interfere with certain pregnancy tests.
  • Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice unless your doctor instructs you otherwise.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

Add a Rating - Post your opinion about this drug

Post your opinion about atretol
Ratings Legend
5 Stars = Excellent      4 Stars = Good      3 Stars = Average      2 Stars = Fair      1 Star   = Poor
* Required Fieldpoorexcellent
*Satisfaction
Low adverse Reactions
Healing Power
No dependency problems
Cost-Benefit

*Why were you taking atretol ?

Briefly describe any side effects you experienced:


Additional Comments about atretol :


*Your gender:  male    female  
*Your age:   

Location :

*Length of time taking drug?
(use "comments" for other time length)

Email (optional):  


Posting rules
  • Please no foul language
  • English only
  • No commercial advertising
  • No SPAM. No pyramid schemes of any kind
  • Read before you post.
  • No ALL CAPS, they are considered impolite

If you don't follow the above rules, your post will be probably deleted.





CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgement of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

Large Text
Archive: All drugs - Links - Forum - Forum - Forum - Medical Topics
Drug3k does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. 0.014
Copyright (c) 2013 Drug3k Monday, March 16, 2015
Terms of use - Privacy Policy