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Controls secondarily generalized tonic-clonic & partial seizures & in some primary generalized seizures. Treatment of trigeminal neuralgia with variable success in glossopharyngeal neuralgia & other severe pain syndromes associated with neurological disorder eg; tabes dorsalis & multiple sclerosis. Prophylaxis of bipolar disorder unresponsive to lithium.
Should be taken with food: Avoid grapefruit juice.
Special Precautions: AV conduction abnormalities. Bone marrow depression. History of blood disorders; cardiac; hepatic; or renal disease. Recognize signs of blood; liver & skin toxicity. Withdraw treatment if leucopenia develops. Patients w/ mixed seizure disorders including general or atypical absence seizures; glaucoma or raised IOP. May exacerbate absence & myoclonic seizures. Side effects: Dizziness; drowsiness & ataxia. Generalized erythematous rash. Photosensitivity reaction; urticaria; exfoliative dermatitis; toxic epidermal necrolysis; erythema multiforme & Stevens-Johnson syndrome & SLE. Lymphadenopathy; splenomegaly; pneumonitis; abnormalities of liver & kidney function; & cholestatic jaundice. Paraesthesia; headache; arrhythmias; & heart block; heart failure; hyponatremia & oedema; impotence; male infertility; gynaecomastia; galactorrhoea & dystonias; & dyskinesias w/ asterixis. Raised plasma conc & associated toxicity w/ drugs that inhibit metabolism by CYP450. Increased metabolism w/ CYP3A inducers. May induce metabolism of antibacterials (notably; doxycycline); anticoagulants; & sex hormones (notably; OCs). May enhance metabolism w/ phenytoin & phenobarb.
Each tablet contains 200 mg of carbamazepine.
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