Tegretol , also commonly known as carbamazepine, is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of seizures related to epilepsy . Tegretol is also used to alleviate pain due to trigeminal neuralgia .
Tegretol is taken orally in the form of tablets, extended release tablets, chewable tablets, capsules and a liquid suspension.
Common side effects associated with this type of drug include blurred or double vision, continuous movement in the eyes, clumsiness, unsteadiness, dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, nausea and vomiting. If the side effects become more severe, contact your doctor for assistance.
Tegretol is also prescribed by doctors in order to treat patients with bipolar disorder , manic-depressive illnesses and possibly other illnesses as required.