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How soon after taking carbamazepine will my symptoms improve?

You may take carbamazepine for three or more weeks before it takes full effect. The time to see effects will depend on the individual case and what illness you are using carbamazepine to treat. Speak with your doctor if you are worried that the drug is not working, but do not stop your dose without first consulting your doctor.

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