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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Felbatol (Overview)

Felbatol is a seizure agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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What is felbatol (felbamate)?

What is felbatol (felbamate)?

Felbamate (Felbatol): another new anticonvulsant and unfortunately, it is associated with a high risk of aplastic anemia and hepatic failure in epileptic patients. Because of these adverse effects, the use of Felbatol (felbamate) in patients with neuropathic pain is not recommended. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
6 doctors shared insights

Felbatol (Overview)

Felbatol is a seizure agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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My husband has epilepsy and is on topamax, (topiramate) depakote, and felbatol. Isnt that too many medications?

My husband has epilepsy and is on topamax, (topiramate) depakote, and felbatol. Isnt that too many medications?

Epilepsy treatment: If that is the medication regimen that works to keep his seizures under control then it is appropriate. If you still have questions i would recommend you get a second opinion from another neurologist. ...Read more

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What is felbatol (felbamate)?

Felbamate (Felbatol): another new anticonvulsant and unfortunately, it is associated with a high risk of aplastic anemia and hepatic failure in epileptic patients. Because of these adverse effects, the use of Felbatol (felbamate) in patients with neuropathic pain is not recommended. ...Read more

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What amount weight will I lose on felbatol (felbamate)?

What amount weight will I lose on felbatol (felbamate)?

Felbatol (felbamate): I was unable to find data on amounts of weight loss that some people experience on Felbatol (felbamate). ...Read more

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Is felbatol (felbamate) good for epilepsy?

Is felbatol (felbamate) good for epilepsy?

In rare situation: It was used in intractable epilepsy with great results, miraculous in some cases unfurtunatelly found to cause aplastic anemia and liver failur now very rarely used, but seems to be available under unusual circimstances discuss with neuro. ...Read more

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My husband has epilepsy and is on topamax, (topiramate) depakote, and felbatol. Isnt that too many medications?

Epilepsy treatment: If that is the medication regimen that works to keep his seizures under control then it is appropriate. If you still have questions i would recommend you get a second opinion from another neurologist. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Felbamate (Definition)

Felbamate is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more