carbamazepine

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carbamazepine

[‚kär·bə′maz·ə‚pēn]
(pharmacology)
C15H12N2O An anticonvulsant that is used in the treatment of epilepsy, and is also useful in the treatment of periods of mania associated with bipolar depression.
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We expect to launch Carbamazapine, our generic equivalent to Tegretol(R) during Q4 fiscal 2006.
Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome (AHS) is a rare but potentially life-threatening adverse drug reaction associated with the aromatic anticonvulsant drugs phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidone, and carbamazapine.
With this approval, Zyprexa will become the first medication approved to treat acute manic episodes and prevent recurrence of mania, mixed mania and depression since carbamazapine and lithium became available decades ago.