Medically prescribed for - Tegretol is prescribed for the treatment of certain types of seizures associated with epilepsy.
Adverse reactions experienced - Patients have experienced some side effects taking Tegretol including hallucinations, hair loss, constipations, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, dry mouth and abdominal pains. There is serious concern that Tegretol may be linked to birth defects, such as cleft lip, low birth weight and spina bifida.
Status of drug - The Federal Drug Administration has recognized the link between these adverse reactions and the drug.
See your doctor if you or a loved one have experienced serious health problems after taking Tegretol. You also may wish to contact an experienced products liability attorney who can help you protect your legal rights and get compensation for your injuries.