Yes. Tegretol is the first line treatment for trigeminal neuralgia. It can also be helpful for other neuropathic pain syndromes.
May be. It is effective for the trigeminal neuralgia (tic) type of pain but not for other facial pains.
Yes. Facial pain could be related to a number of different problems ranging from dental issues to nerve pain as in trigeminal neuralgia. Tegretol has been used for management of nerve pain disorders including trigeminal neuralgia. This is an older way of treating neuropathic pain, and these days we have better medications. Tegretol has a number of side effects which have made its use less common.
Sometimes. For certain neurological disorders, yes. For others no. Best bet is to see an oral surgeon or oro-facial pain doc for diagnosis. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals.
Trigeminal Neuralgia. Tegretol is used to treat a specific type of face pain known as trigeminal neuralgia. Tn is a nerve disorder that causes a stabbing or electric-shock-like pain in parts of the face often brought on by a trigger. Triggers can be almost anything from brushing your teeth to light dental work. Tegretol is normally used to treat seizures by blocking pain signals in the brain.
Trigeminal neuralgia. Tegretol or Carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant and mood-stabilizing drug used primarily in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, as well as trigeminal neuralgia. For your situation, it is most likely being used to treat the trigeminal neuralgia, a type of facial pain affecting the trigeminal nerve.
Depends. It is a medication which is a anti-seizure medication which also treats a type of nerve pain called trigeminal neuralgia. It probably will not work against other types of pain.
Trigeminal Neuralgia. Tegretol an antiepileptic drug frequently used in the management of trigeminal neuralgia and other facial neuropathic pain. The Tegretol exerts its effect by preventing an influx of sodium ions into the cell.