Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Carbatrol
  2. Epitol
  3. Equetro
  4. TEGretol
  5. TEGretol-XR

Descriptions


Carbamazepine is used to treat certain types of seizures (epilepsy). It is also used to relieve pain due to trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux) and in the treatment of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness). Carbamazepine works in the brain and nervous system to control seizures, pain, and bipolar disorder. This medicine is an anticonvulsant.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Chewable
  • Capsule, Extended Release
  • Tablet
  • Tablet, Extended Release
  • Suspension

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