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Felbamate (By mouth)

Felbamate (fel-BAM-ate)

Used alone or together with other medicines to control partial seizures in patients who have failed other treatments. Also given to children with a type of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Belongs to a class of medicines called anticonvulsants.

Brand Name(s):

Felbatol

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to felbamate or to related medicines (such as meprobamate, methocarbamol, Equagesic®, or Robaxin®). You should not use this medicine if you have a history of liver disease or blood problems.

How to Use This Medicine:

Liquid, Tablet

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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