Epilepsy - Tegrital
Q: What are the side effects of Tegrital that is prescribed for Epilepsy? Can an epileptic patient lead a normal married life and have a family?
A:Some of the side effects of Tegrital (Carbamazepine) prescribed for epilepsy are stomach upset, dry mouth, drowsiness, dizziness, rash, hair loss, headache and fever. However the side effects are seen in a small percentage of persons using the medicine. The benefits of using the drug usually out-weigh the side-effects. Your doctor is the best person to decide the use and dosage of any drug. With proper treatment an epileptic patient can lead a normal married life and have children. You need not worry on this account.