Tegretol in the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy
AbstractPatients suffering from peripheral neuropathy caused by diabetes mellitus were admitted to a double-blind trial comparing the efficacy of Tegretol (carbamazepine) and placebo. Objective and subjective parameters were measured to assess the effect of the treatment. Significant relief of pain was obtained, often within a few days, on a dosage of 200 mg Tegretol t.d.s. No interference with diabetic control was observed.
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