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Postherpetic Neuralgia - Has anyone had success with curing their PHN?

Posted 8 Nov 2010 by AKParham 12 answers

I have tried many medications/treatments... Topamax, Lyrica, Famvir, Carbatrol, Carbatrol + Baclofen, and acupuncture. None have worked. I have had PHN in my face for about a year now, and the only thing that sometimes helps is Percocet (makes me very, very ill). Any suggestions? I know I ...

Lexapro and Carbatrol?

Posted 14 May 2010 by Stevo55 3 answers

Can Lexapro lower the effectiveness of Carbatrol if you are taking Carbatrol to help control a seizure disorder? I took Lexapro 20MG tablets, one each day back in 2006 for about a year to help me deal with depression. I'm now off of it, I still take Carbatrol 300MG for my seizure disorder, I ...

Carbamazepine - My mother has been prescribed Carbatrol 200 MG twice a day. How long before it takes

Posted 5 Jul 2010 by katieblue 2 answers

... effect and starts working? Thanks

When discontinuing Carbatrol, should you wean yourself or go off cold turkey?

Posted 21 Jun 2010 by rhoduspain 1 answer

My son has taken it for a year after having a seizure. After many tests and visits with a neurologist, they couldn't find anything wrong and he was told he can go off the medicine. Should he wean himself or quit cold turkey?

Carbatrol - is treatment life long and is it safe to drink alcohol?

Posted 3 Nov 2010 by donsgirl 1 answer

My son is on Carbatrol for 2 1/2 years after having 1 seizure -they never found the cause, is this treatment life long. Does he need to stay on it forever??? Also, how harmful is drinking alcohol while taking Carbatrol?

What are contraindications of taking carbatrol?

Posted 28 Aug 2013 by hpeter093 1 answer

My physician prescribed carbatrol at 300mg twice daily. I just noticed he pharmacy gave me 200mg?

Posted 2 Jan 2015 by dsngl1 1 answer

capsules. I took that reduced dose the last 24 hours and my tn pain came back hard. Now two hours into another 200mg dose is it safe to take an additional 200 mg dose at this time, or does the time release aspect of it make that not a good decision?

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