Side effect(s) of Carbamazepine

Read the side effects of Carbamazepine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Most frequent - Dizziness, drowsiness, unsteadiness, nausea and vomiting.

Blood - Anemia, decrease in blood cell counts and bruising.

Skin - Skin disorder, itching, redness, rash, hives, photosensitivity reactions, pigmentation, inflammation, hair loss, increased sweating and Onychomadesis.

Heart - Congestive heart failure, swelling, high/low blood pressure, fainting, collapse, vein inflammation, blood clots in vein and swollen glands.

Liver- Abnormalities in liver function tests, jaundice and liver inflammation.

Respiratory - Fever, diffculty in breathing or pneumonia due to allergic reactions.

Genitourinary - Urinary frequency, urinary retention, elevation of blood urea nitrogen (BUN), kidney failure and impotence.

Gastrointestinal - Abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, loss of appetite, dryness of the mouth and pharynx and mouth ulcer.

Other Precautions : * Avoid contact with people with any infection.
* It may reduce platelet counts, avoid injury or bruising.
* Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may lead to sunburn.
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