Tegrital 100mg Chewable Tablet is an anti-epileptic medicine use to treat epilepsy. It helps prevent certain types of seizures (fits). It is also prescribe for a painful condition of the face, head, and neck known as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetes-related nerve pain (diabetic neuropathy).
Tegrital 100 Chewable Tablet must be take with or without food, but take it at the same time every day. The dose and how often you need to take it will be decide by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. It may be increased gradually. Many other medicines can interfere with this medicine so tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking to make sure it is safe.
You can take this medicine with or without food but take it regularly at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit. It is important to take this medicine for as long as you are advise, even if you feel well. Missing even a single dose may trigger a seizure and, if you stop taking it abruptly, your condition may get worse.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, feeling dizzy, tired or drowsy, unsteadiness (balance disorder), constipation, dry mouth, and itching. Some people may develop blurring of vision and slurred speech. Most of the side effects are not serious. However, let your doctor know straight away if you notice a skin rash or if your mood becomes depressed or if you develop any thoughts about harming yourself.
Before taking Tegrital 100 Chewable Tablet, tell your doctor if you have any heart problems, kidney or liver disease, difficulty in urinating, or any mental illness like depression. These conditions may affect your treatment. You may be advise some blood tests (eg. CBC) before starting treatment and then periodically thereafter, to monitor your progress.
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USES OF TEGRITAL CHEWABLE TABLET
- Trigeminal neuralgia
- Diabetic nerve pain
BENEFITS OF TEGRITAL CHEWABLE TABLET
Tegrital 100 Chewable Tablet works by decreasing the nerve impulses which cause the seizures. By controlling the frequency of seizures, it will help you go about your daily activities with more confidence. It helps reduce symptoms such as confusion, uncontrollable jerking movements, loss of awareness, and fear or anxiety.
This medicine is not associated with any physical or psychological dependence (addiction) but it should not be stopped suddenly. It must be taken regularly as prescribe to be effective. Missing doses may trigger a seizure.
SIDE EFFECTS OF TEGRITAL CHEWABLE TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Tegrital
- Balance disorder (loss of balance)
- Slurred speech
- Blurred vision
- Dryness in mouth
HOW TO USE TEGRITAL CHEWABLE TABLET
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Take this medication by mouth. Chew it completely before swallowing, or as directed by your doctor. Tegrital 100 Chewable Tablet may be take with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fix time.
HOW TEGRITAL CHEWABLE TABLET WORKS
Tegrital 100 Chewable Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.