A 68-year-old woman presents with a two month history of electric shock like pains on the right side of her face. She describes having around 10-20 episodes a day which, each lasting for around 30-60 seconds. A recent dental check was normal. Neurological examination is unremarkable. What is the most suitable first-line management?
Trigeminal neuralgia - carbamazepine is first-line
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