Teril is one brand name for Carbamazepine. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Carbamazepine is indicated for simple and complex focal (partial) seizures and generalised tonic-clonic seizures associated with epilepsy.
Teril is an antiepileptic, or drug that prevents seizures. It is believed that Teril works in cases of epilepsy by inhibiting nerve signals.
How do I take it?
Teril comes in tablet form.
The AMH lists common side effects for Teril including dizziness, drowsiness, headache, vision changes, blood cell changes, rash, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, lack of appetite, and abdominal pain.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Teril include drug-induced severe skin reactions, blood disorders, psychiatric disorders, liver damage, and multi-organ hypersensitivity syndrome – a potentially life-threatening condition.
Information was sourced from:
The Australian Medicines Handbook
For more information:
Teril (PDF) – NPS MedicineWise
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