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Epitol is a prescription drug licensed to treat various types of epileptic seizures and pain associated with trigeminal neuralgia (a painful nerve disorder). The medication is a generic version of Tegretol immediate-release tablets and is available in one strength -- 200 mg tablets. Typically, it is taken two to four times a day. Side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness, and nausea.
What Is Epitol?Epitol® (carbamazepine) is a prescription medication used to treat the following conditions:
- Epilepsy -- Epitol is approved to treat various types of seizures, though it is usually not effective at treating absence seizures (petit mal seizures).
- Trigeminal neuralgia -- Epitol is approved to treat pain associated with trigeminal neuralgia (also known as tic douloureux), a nerve condition that causes episodes of facial pain (typically cheek or jaw pain).