Carbamazepine for hemifacial spasm

Garrett E. Alexander, Hamilton Moses

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carbamazepine in daily doses of 600 to 1200 mg controlled hemifacial spasm in three patients. In other reports, carbamazepine was effective in over half of the patients. Controlled trials are needed to established whether carbamazepine is as effective as the surgical therapies currently in vogue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)286-287
Number of pages2
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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    Alexander, G. E., & Moses, H. (1982). Carbamazepine for hemifacial spasm. Neurology, 32(3), 286-287.