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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"Collagen disease" due to carbamazepine. Br Med J 1966; 2:1434.
Liver sections of carbamazepine and propranolol treated liver showed preservation of hepatic architecture with minimal inflammatory cell infiltration.
Arena oxidase is a harmful by-product formed in the metabolism of aromatic anticonvulsants including carbamazepine, phenytoin and phenobarbital.
The best weighting factor for caffeine and atrazine was 1/[sigma], while for carbamazepine a weighting factor of 1/[square root of y] provided the lowest sum of the relative errors.
Meanwhile, patients who had been taking carbamazepine for more than 6 months without evidence of cutaneous adverse effects were recruited as carbamazepine-tolerant controls (n = 271).
Carbamazepine is an enzyme inducing drug; it causes deficiency of cofactors of Hcy metabolism and leads to change in Hcy level.
The carbamazepine treatment was stopped immediately.
At the last evaluated dose, the data revealed that 71.1% of patients taking eslicarbazepine acetate and 75.6% of patients on controlled-release carbamazepine were seizure-free for six months or more.
The most commonly prescribed initial AED in the study population was carbamazepine (n = 72), followed by phenytoin (n = 28), phenobarbitone (n = 13), levetiracetam (n = 13), and sodium valproate (n = 8).
Approximately 6 days prior to the onset of the rash, she was started on carbamazepine for bipolar disorder.
(ii) Genetic screening for HLA-B*15:02 must be performed prior to prescription of carbamazepine if pharmacological method is the option of treatment.
The most common causes of poisoning were identified as carbamazepine (32.5%) and valproic acid (23.4%).