Tegretol (carbamazepine)

Carbamazepine (or TEGRETOL®) is mainly prescribed to treat epilepsy, neuropathic pain, and bipolar disorder.

Status: ACTIVE

Class: Mood Stabilizer, Anticonvulsant

FDA Approval: 1962

Dosage Forms: 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg

Biological Half-life: 36 hours

Side Effects: Dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, loss of balance, nausea, vomiting, unsteadiness, swollen tongue, behavioral changes

Routes of Administration: Oral

Pregnancy Category: D (US)