Tegtol 200 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Tegtol Tablet CR

Tegtol 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy/seizures and trigeminal neuralgia.

Tegtol Tablet CR side effects

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Coordination impaired
  • Decreased white blood cell count

How to use Tegtol Tablet CR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tegtol 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tegtol Tablet CR works

Tegtol 200 mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Tegtol Tablet CR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Tegtol 200 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tegtol 200 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Tegtol 200 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Tegtol 200 mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy or drowsy especially at the start of treatment. If you are affected in this way, or if your eyesight is affected, you should not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tegtol 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tegtol 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tegtol 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tegtol 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tegtol Tablet CR?

If you miss a dose of Tegtol 200 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tegtol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Auxicasp, Canducid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tegtol

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FAQs

Q. Is Tegtol /Tegretol / Zeptol safe?

Tegtol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Tegtol a controlled drug/ an opiate?

No. Tegtol is not a controlled drug or an opiate

Q. Is Tegtol an enzyme inducer?

Yes. It is an enzyme inducer. Please check with your doctor if you are taking other medications, which may get altered when taken together

Q. Is Tegtol an antidepressant/ MAOI/ benzodiazepine?

Tegtol is an antidepressant. It is not an MAOI or benzodiazepine

Q. Can I take paracetamol/ Tylenol/ tramadol/ ibuprofen/ Advil/ amoxicillin/ codeine/ Nyquil/naproxen/ oral contraceptives with carbamazepine?

All the above mentioned drugs may interact with carbamazepine. Please consult with your doctor before taking this medication. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Tegtol cause weight loss or weight gain/ hyponatremia/ help anxiety/depression/ gingival hyperplasia make you tired/ cause high blood pressure?

Tegtol causing the above mentioned side effects are commonly or rarely observed. It is not known to cause gingival hyperplasia and high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 10th Sep 2018.
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