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Tegretol And Memory Loss

Tegretol And Memory Loss

Hi all. To those using Tegretol. Did your memory worsen after you started to use it? I am on 200mg am and 400mg pm. Thanks.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have menories all the way back to 5th grade, and still going well iand good n life.

posted about 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi Terry . If you have been a Electrician for a long time , then with you understanding the procedures can mean that it in your long term memory.

I’ve had epilepsy all my life and I have memories all the way back whenI was 3 years old. .

There are many things that has to do with our memory. Things like going in a room and fogetting what we were going to do or get. Then there is the stuggle find the right words we want to speak when talking. Then there is the confusion that we go through after a siesure, like knowing where we’re at , remembering the people around us, and etc.

posted about 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Terry... Have you noticed a difference with your long term and short term memory?

I mean Im missing a full hippocampus.. Yet I can still embalm anything with veins! Or build/repair computer hardware and software. These are skills I learned while on tegratol years before surgery..
Right now I cant tell you what I was doing 30mins ago, but I can tell you what I was wearing 30 years ago
Developing new skills is a challenge

posted about 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Randy ,Cant say, Never did with mind, and being a electrician there is LOTS of codes to remember and reading Blue Prints and all the colors of wires, and had no problem at all and still dont, and 50 and more different kinds of wireing diagrams,

edited, originally posted about 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

In my opinion, it doesn’t matter what medication your taking . They all mess with our memory functions.

posted about 4 years ago
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