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Corticosteroids and bodybuilding

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cause i have epilepsy can i take steroids for bodybuilding............i'm not advising to do this or recommending it to anyone.............i've seen on the internet that u can..............and that u can[t................that AED levels are effected by taking them....................so can u take them


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replied August 28th, 2008
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Current medical status: traumatic brain injury........i have the epilepsy from the TBI.........epilepsy is under control.............i haven't had a seizure in almost 2 years.........only have had 4 seizrues from my accident .........it happened on feb 19,2005.............about 3 1/2 years ag


Current medical treatment: 900 mg of tegrol xr a day............300 3X a day 30 mg of ritalin a day.........20 when i wake up and 10 in the afternoon





Corticosteroids do not affect the levels of Tegrol (carbamazepine)in any way, but Tegrol decreases the levels of the corticosteroid medicine. Corticosteroids don't have any known interaction with Ritalin (methylphenidate).





You might consider counsalting your GP about taking corticosteroids for bodybuilding.








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