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