Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: Tegretol HELL! jay

Posted by Ritch on July 15, 2002, at 12:24:36

In reply to Tegretol HELL!, posted by jay on July 14, 2002, at 14:33:32

> Oh gawd help me....ahhh!
> I started Tegretol a few days ago, at just 400mg's
> a day, with 150mg's of Effexor XR. I can't stay awake! What is going on...someone please help/advise me. I even tried going down to 200mg's a day yesterday, and STILL tired as hell.
> Any advise? (Besides adding a pstim. I take the Tegretol at bedtime. It is like when I was on Neurontin, just in a miserable foggy fatigued daze.) Help!
> Thanks you in advance
> Jay


You might want to get a Tegretol blood level. Effexor uses CYP2D6 to metabolize it, and it may be causing high blood levels of Tegretol (in which case you may need to reduce the dosage somewhat). Jackster takes Paxil and Tegretol and he said his dose of Teg wasn't that high-but his blood level was (from what I remember).





Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:Ritch thread:112331