FDA Approved Drugs and User Comments: CARBATROL

User Comments:


For Trigeminal Neuralgia “I have been taking 200mgs of Carbatrol every day for 8 years, due to TN. My TN is the typical type, stabbing facial pain. I don’t know what I would do without this medication. It allows me to live a normal life without any pain and I have no side effects. Sometimes my insurance asks me to use Tegretol because it’s cheaper and has the same main ingredient, but I react horribly to it. I’m lucky to I have a doctor that is willing to advocate for me. Frankly though, I would pay out of pocket for the Carbatrol before I would use a generic. If you have TN and don’t have a good reaction to Tegretol I would definitely recommend trying Carbatrol.”

Sara10 June 11, 2017


For Epilepsy “No help at all did not work”

Gloyra (taken for 2 to 5 years) March 21, 2015


For Epilepsy “I’m 51, been having seizures since I was 12. Carbatrol and Depakote are what I’m taking now for about 20 years. These are the only medications that seem to work for me, I’ve been considered controlled, I drive, the best thing that happen to me. Only thing they are just so expensive.”

xert (taken for 10 years or more) October 18, 2013


For Epilepsy “I was put on this medication over 11 years ago. I had to be boosted up to 1200mg daily to get the blood serum level in the right area. It had to be combined with Keppra to finally help me obtain control of my epilepsy. It has been very effective the past 11 years, and I have had no side effects with it.”

rowdytexan (taken for 10 years or more) August 13, 2013


For Epilepsy “I have had epilepsy for 14 years now and during the first 9 years I took Carbatrol. At first it was great seizure free then the side effects kicked in. I was depressed and had anxiety, my emotional state changed. I felt nausea, dizzy, and sometimes uncomfortable in my body. I switched to Keppra and I’m happy. I’m normal moods and so far no side effects in Keppra.”

Carbatrol Free (taken for 5 to 10 years) April 17, 2013


For Epilepsy “Carbatrol has helped me tremendously. I have been taking it for about 12 years. All I can say is Thanks Carbatrol!”

Charmaine1312 (taken for 10 years or more) October 2, 2012

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