Table 5.  Mean haematological parameters in patients taking carbamazepine with and without folic acid

 

Parameter

CBZ & folic acid

CBZ alone

P-value

Hb (g/dl)

13.9

13.3

>.05

HCT (%)

41.1

38

>.05

RBC  (x106/mm3)

4.84

4.85

0.01

Platelet (x103/mm3)

238

263

0.025-0.01