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Does Tegretol cause Bone Loss ?

Bone Loss is a known side effect of Tegretol
#34 in Tegretol discussions - 69 posts discuss Bone Loss with Tegretol. Bone Loss is #34 concern in Tegretol discussions.
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www.epilepsy.com
now has moderate bone loss due to Tegretol. . This drug has...
" ...confirmed that she now has moderate bone loss due to Tegretol. . This drug has possibly helped her, but at what ...per week. No warning. We all live with tension and worry. "

osteopenia from years of taking Tegretol. And I've been...
" I have osteopenia from years of taking Tegretol. And I've been taking it... "

I am on tegretol, and this causes bone loss over the years,...
" ...am on tegretol, and this causes bone loss over the years, and so I take extra calcuim. I am not sure about the med that you are on, as I did not try this one. If you have had more than 2 seizures,... "

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of osteopenia, I'm wondering if it's from the Tegretol...
" ...mood stabilzers (the anticonvulsant Tegretol). I'm down to 2 ...absorption of either Calcium or vitamin D. Since I've got the beginning stages of osteopenia, I'm wondering if it's from the... "

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common side effect with Tegretol. When I started exercising...
" ...away my sodium but I rarely eat processed foods. During the last 2 years I had to add 1/4 tpsn of sea salt to every 8oz of water I drank to avoid hyponatremia. Taking tegretol for 24 years... "
May 11, 2015
why didn't you take OTC salt tablets instead

of the fact that tegretol caused the bone loss - it has...
" ...with my other problems. Regarding recognition of the fact that tegretol caused the bone loss - it has been a deduction. I have ...reason other than that. I took tegretol for 7 years. Yesterday w... "

something that's always on my mind because I have Osteopenia...
" ...on quite a few Tegretol sites about how Tegretol causes bone loss. It's something that's always on my mind because I have Osteopenia already, just a few ...that's before I started Tegretol or wa... "

it's most of the newer ones while the older ones (Tegretol...
" ...I find that it's most of the newer ones while the older ones (Tegretol / Dilantin) don't cause hair loss or at least not for me, however, according to my neuro they may have long term side effects... "

Tegretol (Carbamazepine) for 38 years and been diagnosed...
" I've taken Tegretol (Carbamazepine) for 38 years and been diagnosed with Osteopenia 4 years ago. A recent blood test at Kings College showed the Vitamin D level as 7.2, lower than the range... "

ago now. I have taken Tegretol for 37 years now, but 35...
" ...test done at Kings College on the epilepsy meds a few years ago now. I have taken Tegretol for 37 years now, but 35 years when diagnosed with Osteopenia. I was given Adcal to take daily, a... "

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