Tic Douloureux (cont.)
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A number of medications are effective in helping control the pain of tic douloureux. The most commonly prescribed medications are anticonvulsants (seizure medications). Anticonvulsants help to stop the irritated trigeminal nerve from firing pain impulses.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/16/2014
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