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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13 January 2012 - US Prasco Laboratories said on Thursday it had sealed an agreement with Shire (NASDAQ:SHPGY) to sell in the US the authorised generic version of Shire's Carbatrol (carbamazepine) extended-release capsules in 100 mg, 200 mg and 300 mg.
It always passes, but lately the episodes have been hours long, stretching close to midnight even though he has meds in him-Lithium, Carbatrol, Clonazepam, and Zyprexa, a potent cocktail.
The lawsuit results from an Abbreviated New Drug Application ("ANDA") filed by Corepharma for generic versions of Shire's 100 mg, 200 mg, and 300 mg CARBATROL products, as to which Corepharma provided notice to Shire that it is seeking FDA approval to market its generic products prior to the expiration of the '570 and '013 Patents.
In the first 6 months of 1997, the following new drugs were approved by the FDA: Agrylin, Alesse, Anzemet, Carbatrol, Fareston, Flomax, Galzin, Idamycin, Migranal, Posicor, Prelay, Prevacid, Pytest, Requip, Resulin, Serlect, Skelid, Tasmar, Uniretic, Urso, Vicoprofen, Viracept, Zyban.
During a period of three years, beginning April 2009, Shire will transition several products, including Carbatrol (carbamezepine), Intuniv (guanfacine extended release), Lialda (mesalamine), Pentasa (mesalamine) and Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) from its Owings Mills, MD facility to DSM's facility in Greenville, NC.
Carbamazepine is sold as Carbatrol (Shire Pharmaceuticals), Equetro (Validus Pharmaceuticals Inc.