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My mum suffers from trigeminal neuralgia, can she take carbamazepine without the her doctor's recommendation?

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Dr Stephen Noga
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

There are many other side effects.
This medicine must be prescribed by a doctor who knows your mum.

In brief: No

There are many other side effects.
This medicine must be prescribed by a doctor who knows your mum.
Dr Stephen Noga
Dr Stephen Noga
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Dr Adam Hebb
Neurosurgery

In brief: Seek medical advice

Trigeminal neuralgia is a difficult diagnosis to make.
You should seek an expert medical opinion. Tn is often a benign condition, but it could be a result of a serious medical condition.

In brief: Seek medical advice

Trigeminal neuralgia is a difficult diagnosis to make.
You should seek an expert medical opinion. Tn is often a benign condition, but it could be a result of a serious medical condition.
Dr Adam Hebb
Dr Adam Hebb
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