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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Carbatrol Oral.

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58 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Epileptic Seizure
2/19/2014 6:04:50 PM

Reviewer: kennyatw, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this for almost a year. It has been working great taking 400 mg. twice a day. At my last appointment 6 days ago he switched me to Trileptal, 600 mg twice a day. This is not working for me, today I came close to having a seizure the first one in +25 years. I am trying to get switched back. Why can't they leave things alone when it is working?

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
9/17/2012 1:39:00 AM

Reviewer: rlw46, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
very satisfied. Only in last 2yrs. my low sodium levels have become an issue causing equilibrium problems. Been taking 20yrs or more I am in my early 50's. The Dr. was upset at the sodium issue, however I was never informed this can ever be an issue. Have seen 3 or more Dr's over the years and not one has said this can be an issue due to this med.

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
2/22/2012 5:22:07 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 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:
with the right amout of carbatrol the symptoms have almost totally subsided I have had focal seizures

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
7/5/2011 7:45:48 PM

Reviewer: Jay'sMommy, 7-12 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication has stabilized my son, he hasn't had a seizure in 7 years. But recently had a second opinion because I wanted to find out if he needed to be medicated further since he only had seizures between the ages of 3-4. The 24hr EEG performed showed some abnormalities but not the abnormalities that Carbatrol would address. So now his new neurologist has prescribed Lamictal which she ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
3/6/2011 12:45:57 AM

Reviewer: bestiscc, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Seizures are well controlled using this medication (6-8 per year - occuring tri- monthly)from 3-4 per month!! This effectivenss has lasted for 10 years!! I am very satisfied with my results!!

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