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carbamazepine medication

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
An archaic drug: Has been successfully used in treating trigeminal neuralgia, and later used in epilepsy. Is not a broad spectrum anti-epileptic and makes absence and ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christina Lenk
27 years experience in Neurology
An old drug: Tegretol has been on the market for many years. It was one of the first antiseizure medications and is still prescribed pretty frequently. It is not ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
3-4 weeks: Some people will have relief from depressive symptoms in a week or two after starting these medications, but usually it takes 3-4 weeks to get a signi ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
34 years experience in Neurology
Seizure management: it is advisable that the patient be switched over to other medications which are ssecond-generation drugs such as Keppra (levetiracetam) or Lamictal ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: This has a great safety profile over the past half century.
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
No restriction: You can take these medication on empty stomach. Always ask your doctor about the side effects you may have and how to take your medication.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
27 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Sometimes: Sometimes , sometiimes medications and anti inflammatory , sometime with triennial blocks,may resolve and on the less amount of cases may even require ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Brain circulaton-sz: Why poor circulation ? ischemia (from clogged vessels)? hypoplastic vessels ( born with small vessels? carotids? Did MRI show stroke? Do they have a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: Tergretol could have adverse cardiac effects like hypotension, worsen chf, may cause steven johson and can cause hyponatremia. Please discuss with he ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Speak to prescriber: the best person to discuss your medication is the person prescribing it for you, THEY SHOULD BE ABLE TO DISCUSS ANY CONCERN YOU HAVE.

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