Carbamazepine for Epilepsy
How Well It Works
Carbamazepine is effective in preventing partial seizures and generalized tonic-clonic seizures.Reference 1
Carbamazepine may not interfere with your ability to think clearly (Reference cognitive impairment Opens New Window) as much as some other drugs used to treat Reference epilepsy Opens New Window, such as phenytoin.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 26, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Steven C. Schachter, MD - Neurology