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Carbatrol® (carbamazepine) is often prescribed to treat various types of epileptic seizures and trigeminal neuralgia (a painful nerve condition). It is thought that the medication works by blocking sodium channels in the brain, as well as certain nerve signals that control pain. Carbatrol comes in capsule form and is generally taken twice a day.
Carbatrol is not suitable for everyone. A few of the conditions you should let your healthcare provider know about before taking the drug include anemia, heart disease, and any allergies. Possible side effects of this medication include nausea, drowsiness, and dizziness.
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