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My friend is diagnosed of bipolar disorder grade 1. Under medication since last two months. He is on Carbamazepine 2 times a day. Pls let me know if he can get cured fully. Can he get married and lead normal life? Will he be on medication for many years. What are the long term side effects of this drug?

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BMD is relapsing and remitting type of illness. Symptoms are controlled with drugs. Patient leads a normal life except in episodes.
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