Novartis India Ltd

Composition for Tegrital Products

Tegrital Products are primarily used for

About Tegrital Products

Uses of Tegrital Products

Carbamazepine is used in the treatment of epilepsy/seizures and trigeminal neuralgia.

Tegrital Products side effects


Side Effects of Tegrital are Balance disorder (loss of balance), Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea, Vomiting, Blurred vision, Constipation, Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Itching, Slurred speech.

How Tegrital Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Tegrital Products

Frequently asked questions about Tegrital Products

Frequently asked questions about Carbamazepine

Q. How quickly does Tegrital 200 Tablet start working?
Your symptoms may take 1-2 weeks to improve. However, in some cases, it may take even longer. Consult your doctor if your condition doesn't improve or if you have any doubts regarding your condition.
Q. Is Tegrital 200 Tablet an analgesic? What is it used for?
No, Tegrital 200 Tablet is not an analgesic and should not be used for regular aches or pains. It is an anti-epileptic medicine which is used to treat fits (seizures). It is also used in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia (intense facial nerve pain). In addition to that, Tegrital 200 Tablet is used to control mood disorders when other medicines fail to work.
Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Tegrital 200 Tablet?
Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including medicines for epilepsy or seizures, medicines used to thin your blood (e.g., warfarin), medicines to control bacterial infection (e.g., chloramphenicol, metronidazole and doxycycline) and medicines to control viral infection (e.g., nelfinavir). Also, let your doctor know if you take asthma medicines (e.g., theophylline and montelukast), birth control pills, etc. It is important to tell your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. Further, you should tell the doctor if you have ever had liver problems, kidney problems, lung problems or porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder).
Q. What are the long-term effects of Tegrital 200 Tablet?
The long-term side effects of Tegrital 200 Tablet vary from person to person. While some people can take Tegrital 200 Tablet safely for several years, some may develop side effects on using it for long term. These side effects include osteoporosis and osteopenia in which the bones become weak and can get easily fractured. Therefore, if you have been prescribed Tegrital 200 Tablet for a long term, get your bone density checked at regular intervals, maintain a healthy diet and exercise daily.
Q. What should I avoid while taking Tegrital 200 Tablet?
Tegrital 200 Tablet may make you sleepy or you may feel dizzy. Therefore, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery. Alcohol consumption should be avoided since taking both together may cause excessive sleepiness.
Q. How do I stop taking Tegrital 200 Tablet?
You should stop Tegrital 200 Tablet only after consulting your doctor. It is advised to gradually decrease the dose of Tegrital 200 Tablet so that the condition for which you are taking it does not recur.
Q. How can I look for early symptoms of suicidal thoughts and actions?
Pay attention to any changes, especially sudden changes in mood, behavior, thoughts or feelings. Keep all follow-up visits with your doctor as scheduled. Call your doctor as needed, especially if you are worried about any symptoms.
Q. Can the use of Tegrital 200 Tablet lead to weight gain? If yes, how can it be managed?
Yes, Tegrital 200 Tablet causes weight gain as a common side effect. This could be due to an increase in appetite. You can manage your weight by eating a healthy diet, consuming low calorie food and including more vegetables and fruits in your diet. Also, regular physical exercise will be very helpful.
Q. Can the use of Tegrital 200 Tablet affect my sex life?
Though rare but Tegrital 200 Tablet may cause decreased sexual desire. It may also impair male fertility as it may reduce sperm count and/or motility. Consult your doctor if you develop these symptoms.
Q. I am taking Tegrital 200 Tablet for trigeminal neuralgia. For how long do I need to take it?
Once the medicine relieves your pain, talk to your doctor who will gradually reduce your dose. Tegrital 200 Tablet can be possibly stopped if there is no recurrence of pain after taking the reduced dose for several weeks.
Q. How can I reduce the side effects of Tegrital 200 Tablet?
Side effects of Tegrital 200 Tablet can be reduced by starting it at a low dose. The doctor may gradually increase the dose, until an effective dose is reached.
Q. When should I go for a laboratory test when taking this medicine?
Before starting treatment with Tegrital 200 Tablet, your doctor may ask you to get regular blood tests, liver function test, and in some cases, even a urine test. You may need to take these tests from time to time during your treatment. This is quite usual and nothing to worry about.

Products for Tegrital

Tegrital 200 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Novartis India Ltd
Tegrital CR 300 Divitabs
strip of 10 tablet er
Novartis India Ltd
Tegrital CR 400 Divitabs
strip of 10 tablet er
Novartis India Ltd
Tegrital CR 200 Divitabs
strip of 10 tablet er
Novartis India Ltd
Tegrital 400 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Novartis India Ltd

Substitute brands for Tegrital

Triko Pharmaceuticals
1 Product
T Maz
Tripada Biotec Pvt Ltd
2 Products
La Pharmaceuticals
3 Products
RKG Pharma
3 Products
Reliance Formulation Pvt Ltd
3 Products


Orders Delivered
Get the link to download App

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited


1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant


Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.