Carbamazepine

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Carbamazepine for Seizures
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CatDog
Carbamazepine and Co-Codamol...was HORRIBLE!
Ive recently started taking 200mg of Carbamazepine and seem to have settled on it quite well. Yesterday I had very very bad period pains, and I took a co codamol tablet (30/500mg) which I had in the cupboard from a few months back. Within about 20 min my skin was tingling and felt like it was moving, my heartbeat was faster, my muscles were tense, and I was slurring my words and struggling to speak in coherent sentences. I actually called NHS 111 because I was really panicking - I've never had an experience like that before. I was told that the carbamazepine and co codamol both work by slowing down the connections in your brain, so I was having a double 'slow-down' if you will. After about 2 hours it passed, and I went to bed. Feel fine today, but just wanted to share this experience. DO NOT take co codamol with carbamazepine unless your doctor has prescribed it. It was a stupid thing to do!

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was on Carbamazepine 600mg for a while back in the UK, mood...
" ...Carbamazepine 600mg for a while back in the UK, mood stabilizers, they were ok but not brilliant. They helped w... "

clonic i am on carbamazepine 600mg in morning and...
" ...since i was 10 i am now 20 i started off with nocturnal seizures which have progressed to tonic clonic i am on ... "

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was on carbamazepine for 10 years for epilepsy. It is also...
" I was on carbamazepine for 10 years for epilepsy. It is also very useful for nerve pain. My advice would be... "

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been on tregretol or carbamazepine for the past 31 years...
" Ive been on tregretol or carbamazepine for the past 31 years for my epilepsy. Ive had 3 pregnancies with no problems. They just did an extra... "

prescribed me carbamazepine. Was this comment helpful...
" ...have just recently been diagnosed with TMJ disorder, and I must ...have trigeminal neuralgia. They have prescribed me carbamazepine. Was ... "

to take Carbamazepine because I have Trigeminal neuralgia....
" Question about Carbamazepine I have had to take Carbamazepine because I have Trigeminal neuralgia. I only have to ...it makes me feel so weak and tiere... "

to take Carbamazepine because I have Trogeminal neuralgia....
" Question about Carbamazepine I have had to take Carbamazepine because I have Trogeminal neuralgia. I only have to ...it makes me feel so weak and tiered... "

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you that my wife recently just stopped taking Carbamazepine...
" ...my wife recently just stopped taking Carbamazepine 2 weeks ago and has experienced 2... "

been prescribed Carbamazepine for depression/mood swings....
" ...Hi. I have just been prescribed Carbamazepine for depression/mood swings. Has anyone had any experiences with this? Also, Ive read it... "

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CatDog
Carbamazepine and Co-Codamol...was HORRIBLE!
Ive recently started taking 200mg of Carbamazepine and seem to have settled on it quite well. Yesterday I had very very bad period pains, and I took a co codamol tablet (30/500mg) which I had in the cupboard from a few months back. Within about 20 min my skin was tingling and felt like it was moving, my heartbeat was faster, my muscles were tense, and I was slurring my words and struggling to speak in coherent sentences. I actually called NHS 111 because I was really panicking - I've never had an experience like that before. I was told that the carbamazepine and co codamol both work by slowing down the connections in your brain, so I was having a double 'slow-down' if you will. After about 2 hours it passed, and I went to bed. Feel fine today, but just wanted to share this experience. DO NOT take co codamol with carbamazepine unless your doctor has prescribed it. It was a stupid thing to do!

Post from
britishexpats.com
was on Carbamazepine 600mg for a while back in the UK, mood...
" ...Carbamazepine 600mg for a while back in the UK, mood stabilizers, they were ok but not brilliant. They helped w... "

clonic i am on carbamazepine 600mg in morning and...
" ...since i was 10 i am now 20 i started off with nocturnal seizures which have progressed to tonic clonic i am on ... "

Post from
www.msworld.org
was on carbamazepine for 10 years for epilepsy. It is also...
" I was on carbamazepine for 10 years for epilepsy. It is also very useful for nerve pain. My advice would be... "

Post from
www.netmums.com
been on tregretol or carbamazepine for the past 31 years...
" Ive been on tregretol or carbamazepine for the past 31 years for my epilepsy. Ive had 3 pregnancies with no problems. They just did an extra... "

prescribed me carbamazepine. Was this comment helpful...
" ...have just recently been diagnosed with TMJ disorder, and I must ...have trigeminal neuralgia. They have prescribed me carbamazepine. Was ... "

to take Carbamazepine because I have Trigeminal neuralgia....
" Question about Carbamazepine I have had to take Carbamazepine because I have Trigeminal neuralgia. I only have to ...it makes me feel so weak and tiere... "

to take Carbamazepine because I have Trogeminal neuralgia....
" Question about Carbamazepine I have had to take Carbamazepine because I have Trogeminal neuralgia. I only have to ...it makes me feel so weak and tiered... "

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you that my wife recently just stopped taking Carbamazepine...
" ...my wife recently just stopped taking Carbamazepine 2 weeks ago and has experienced 2... "

been prescribed Carbamazepine for depression/mood swings....
" ...Hi. I have just been prescribed Carbamazepine for depression/mood swings. Has anyone had any experiences with this? Also, Ive read it... "

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