A 36-year-old male asked:
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i am taking tegretol for dystonia(4x200mg).its getting better slowly. does exist a limit time when i should give up on the treatment?

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Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
21 years experience Neurology
3 months: If your symptoms are improving slowly, please continue the medication prescribed for at least three months or until it is clear your improvement has plateaued at which point you should speak further your physician.
Answered on May 25, 2016
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