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Carbamazepine

Also known as Tegretol and Epitol


Carbamazepine (CBZ) (Tegretol, Equetro) is an anticonvulsant and mood-stabilizing drug used primarily in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, as well as trigeminal neuralgia. It is also used off-label for a variety of indications, including attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), schizophrenia, phantom limb syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, paroxysmal extreme pain disorder, neuromyotonia, intermittent explosive disorder, borderline personality disorder, Myotonia congenita and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Estimated Total Cost: $42.74 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed carbamazepine to treat seizures, epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and developmental disability.

What side effects are related?

Patients taking carbamazepine most commonly experience side effects like headache, nausea, and diarrhea.

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