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What is Felbamate (Felbatol)?

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This drug is commonly prescribed for epilepsy. Felbamate treats partial seizures. It’s prescribed rarely and only when no other medications have worked. Side effects include drop appetite, weight loss, sleep troubles, headache, and depression. It also can cause bone marrow or liver failure, though it doesn’t happen very often.

From: Epilepsy Drugs to Treat Seizures WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 12/15/2018

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Epilepsy Foundation.

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Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

News release, UCB Inc.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

SOURCE: 

Epilepsy Foundation.

News release, FDA.

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

News release, UCB Inc.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

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