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Other Seizure Medications as Carbatrol Alternatives

Many medications are available to control seizures, such as:
Some benzodiazepines and barbiturates are also approved for controlling seizures. They are often useful in emergency situations. However, these medications have the potential to be abused and may lead to dependence or addiction. These medications include:

Final Thoughts on Carbatrol Alternatives

There are several Carbatrol alternatives, including other seizure medications, a special diet, and surgery. Talk with your healthcare provider if Carbatrol is not working for you or if you are experiencing bothersome side effects. You may need to try another treatment for epilepsy.
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