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Condition: Facial Nerve Pain
5/12/2013 9:37:31 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i have trigemenial neuralgia across my forehead and down the side of my face. it took a while for the initial side affects to pass. since then the relief has been wonderful. my only regret is this seems to be a medication i will need to take for life.

Condition: Facial Nerve Pain
3/21/2013 3:52:08 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was hit with an outbreak of shingles, on cranial nerve 5...which has caused Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN). The pain was truly intense, only on the right side...I could not touch my scalp (shower water was horribly painful), my right ear had shooting pain into my jaw, right side of my face was numb and slack, and looked like I had a black eye. My gums & teeth on right side hurt, spices (even mus ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Facial Nerve Pain
1/20/2013 10:08:02 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Facial Nerve Pain
1/20/2013 12:34:20 AM

Reviewer: bruzzes, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
carbamazepine Oral / Tegretol It is also used to relieve one type of nerve pain (trigeminal neuralgia). Mine was located just under my molar on the left side of my face. Ironically, I had just had a dental procedure done to the lower molar on that side of my mouth. I repeatedly went to my dentist to have the severe pain corrected. He could find nothing wrong, but gave me Vicodan to relieve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Facial Nerve Pain
1/16/2013 10:01:16 AM

Reviewer: Sue, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only been taking this med for 2 days. My lips have been all tingly since, and i am in a complete fog. For some reason i am squinting alot, even in dimly lit rooms, and i feel very weak and unco-ordinated. Im only taking half a pill right now before bedtime. I sleep pretty good, but wake up feeling very out of it and almost stoned. right now it's been 12 hours since i took my 2nd dos ... Show Full Comment

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