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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The daughter was given four separate anti-epileptic drugs including Lamotrigene and Carbamazapine which could have serious side-effects if incorrectly prescribed.
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.
An unblinded study indicated that clomipramine in combination with carbamazapine was more effective than transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (OR 0.