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Carbamazepine

What is carbamazepine?

Carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant. It works by decreasing nerve impulses that cause seizures and pain.

Carbamazepine is used to treat seizures and nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy.

Carbamazepine is also used to treat bipolar disorder.

Uses

Carbamazepine is used to prevent and control seizures. This medication is known as an anticonvulsant or anti-epileptic drug. It is also used to relieve certain types of nerve pain (such as trigeminal neuralgia). This medication works by reducing the spread of seizure activity in the brain and restoring the normal balance of nerve activity.

How should I take carbamazepine?

Take carbamazepine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose.

Take with food.

Swallow the extended-release tablet or capsule whole and do not crush, chew, or break it. Tell your doctor if you cannot swallow a pill whole.

The chewable tablet must be chewed before you swallow it.

Shake the oral suspension (liquid) before you measure a dose. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon).

It may take up to 4 weeks before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medication as directed and call your doctor promptly if this medicine seems to stop working as well in preventing your seizures.

How it works

It’s not completely known how this drug treats epilepsy or trigeminal nerve pain. It is known to block sodium currents in your brain and body. This helps to reduce abnormal electrical activity between your nerve cells.

Highlights for carbamazepine

Carbamazepine oral tablet is available as brand-name drugs and as a generic drug. Brand names: Tegretol, Tegretol XR, Epitol.

Carbamazepine comes in five forms: oral immediate-release tablet, oral extended-release tablet, oral chewable tablet, oral suspension, and oral extended-release capsule.

Carbamazepine oral tablet is used to treat epilepsy and trigeminal neuralgia.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Carbamazepine

  • Blurred vision
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • stiffness of limbs
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Frequent urination
  • Weight gain
  • Yellow colored eyes or skin
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased sweating
  • Skin Rash

FDA warnings

This drug has black box warnings. These are the most serious warnings from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Black box warnings alert doctors and patients about drug effects that may be dangerous.

Severe skin reaction warning: This drug may cause life-threatening allergic reactions called Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). These reactions may cause severe damage to your skin and internal organs. Your risk may be higher if you have Asian ancestry with a genetic risk factor. If you’re Asian, your doctor may test you for this genetic factor. You can still develop these conditions without the genetic risk factor.

Low blood cell count warning: This drug may decrease the number of blood cells your body makes. In rare cases, this can cause serious or life-threatening health problems. Tell your doctor if you’ve ever had low blood cells, especially if it was caused by another drug. Call your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms while taking this drug: sore throat, fever, or other infections that come and go or don’t go away, bruising more easily than normal, red or purple spots on your body, bleeding from your gums or nosebleeds, intense fatigue, or weakness.

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