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    Condition: Facial Nerve Pain
    6/2/2014 4:28:23 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I don't recommend taking this unless you have your white blood cells monitored pre and during taking this. I happened to hear that this medication causes drops in white blood cell levels so, I went to the doc and sure enough, my level was 2.9 vis 4.0-11.0. I was told to go off it immediately (Have to get off slowly) AND RETEST LEVELS ONE WEEK LATER. I know you have to monitor risk benefit. F ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Facial Nerve Pain
    3/14/2014 6:48:39 AM

    Reviewer: reno94c_, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Husband's been on Carbamazepine for about 15 years along with gabapentin in high doses. 2 weeks ago had bad spell, still in hospital. Half the time he doesn't know where he is, can barely stand and balance himself. This doctor at hospital said his brain and body became toxic from the carbamazepine. I'm hoping and praying he gets back to normal.

    Condition: Facial Nerve Pain
    11/23/2013 11:09:53 PM

    Reviewer: IHateDrugs, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Since I started this my TN pain is gone, but I CAN'T BREATHE. My chest is tight all the time. My heart pounds. I had a bad rash for the first couple months which has slowly cleared but the sun brings it back. I have lupus which my idiot doctor knows. Apparently he doesn't know you aren't supposed to take this stuff if you have lupus. I can't wait to get off it.

    Condition: Facial Nerve Pain
    8/29/2013 2:11:59 PM

    Reviewer: Merryannb, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    eliminates pain for long periods of time. Occasionally need to increase the dose when having pain after unusual stimulation as after dental work. I have been able to decrease the dose after a few days on the higher dose.

    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.

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