Generic Tegretol target is the treatment of simple and complex forms of seizure. It is also used to treat nerve pain of the face such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy, bipolar disorder. Generic Tegretol is acting by reducing the action of nerve which causes pain and seizures. It is anticonvulsant.
Generic name of Generic Tegretol is Carbamazepine.
Brand names of Generic Tegretol are Tegretol, Tegretol XR, Epitol, Equetro, Carbatrol.
Generic Tegretol is available in:
- 100mg Min Dosage
- 200mg Low Dosage
- 400mg Standard Dosage
Generic Tegretol is available in tablets (100 mg, 200 mg, 400 mg), chewable tablets, extended release tablets and suspension.
Do not crush, chew, or break the extended release tablets.
Before taking the liquid form of Generic Tegretol you should shake it.
Chewable tablets should be chewed before swallowing.
The treatment with Generic Tegretol can be resulting after 4 weeks.
For trigeminal neuralgia treatment
The starting dose of Generic Tegretol is 100 mg taken twice a day.
For bipolar disorders treatment
The starting dose of Generic Tegretol is 200-400 mg a day in divided doses.
Take Generic Tegretol at the same time every day, with or without food.
Take Generic Tegretol tablets orally with water.
Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Tegretol suddenly.
Missing a dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Tegretol and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Generic Tegretol overdosage: fast heartbeat, difficulties with shallow and breathing, nausea, impatience, muscle twitches, seizures, dizziness, slurred speech, tremors, languor, vomiting, problems with urinating.
Store at room temperature below 30 degrees C (86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Keep container tightly closed. Protect from moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of reach of children.