What are some possible side effects of Trileptal?Tweet
This is NOT a complete list of side effects reported with Trileptal. Your health care provider can discuss with you a more complete list of side effects.
Common side effects of trileptal include:
- Dizziness or vertigo
- Double vision or other vision problems
- Feeling tired
- Coordination problems
- Stomach pain
- Upset stomach
General Precautions with Trileptal:
Some people taking Trileptal can get serious reactions, including:
- Depression or abnormal thinking
- Difficulty concentrating
- Speech or language problems
- Difficulty with coordination and walking
- Trileptal can cause drowsiness. Do not drive a car or operate complex machinery until you know how Trileptal affects you.
Do not drink alcohol while you are taking Trileptal. Alcohol can increase the side effects of Trileptal.
What should I tell my doctor or health care provider?
Because certain other medications can interact with Trileptal, review all medications that you are taking with your health care provider, including those that you take without a prescription. Trileptal may reduce the effectiveness of:
- some medications used to lower blood pressure (e.g., calcium channel blockers)
- birth control pills
- other anti-seizure medications
Trileptal may cause birth defects. Tell your doctor or health care provider right away if you are pregnant, or plan to become pregnant. Before taking Trileptal, tell your doctor if you are nursing or planning to nurse your baby.
For more detailed information about Trileptal, ask your health care provider.
Link to http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2000/21014lbl.pdf Trileptal's approved label and patient information