Carbatrol

Active Ingredient(s): Carbamazepine
FDA Approved: * September 30, 1997
Pharm Company: * SHIRE
Category: Bipolar Disorder

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Carbatrol Overview

Carbamazepine (CBZ), sold under the tradename Tegretol, among others, is a medication used primarily in the treatment of epilepsy and neuropathic pain.[2] It is not effective for absence seizures or myoclonic seizures.[2] It is used in schizophrenia along with other medications and as a second-line agent in bipolar disorder.[2] Carbamazepine appears to work as well as phenytoin and valproate.[3][4] Common side eff...

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## Just wanting some general information about Cabatrol. thanks ## Were you referring to the anticonvulsant Carbatrol, which is used to prevent epileptic seizures? If so, it contains Carbamazepine, and the FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings, and weight changes. Can you please post back and clarify? Thank you!

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carbatrol side effects / dangers ?

what is the danger of taking carbatrol for seizures, if found out later what might have not be seizures but migraines. ## "Common side effects include drowsiness, headaches and migraines, motor coordination impairment and/or upset stomach. Carbamazepine preparations typically greatly decrease a person's alcohol tolerance. Less common side effects include cardiac arrhythmias, blurry or double vision and/or the temporary loss of blood cells or platelets and in rare cases can cause aplastic anemia. With normal use, small reductions in white cell count and serum sodium are common, however, in rare cases, the loss of platelets may become life-threatening. This occurs commonly enough that a doctor may recommend frequent blood tests during the first few months of use, followed by three...

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Pregnancy & Carbatrol

Daughter is 29 and was diagnosed about a year ago with trigeminal neurology..she found out she's about 3 months pregant..she was on the pill so didn't expect it..Has anyone had experience with taking Carbatrol &/or Lyrica when pregnant? She is very afraid of birth defects..

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Carbamazepine
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 100mg, 200mg, 300mg
  • Injection: 200mg/20ml(10mg/ml)
  • Solution: 200mg/20ml (10mg/ml)
  • Suspension: 100mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 200mg, 300mg, 400mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 100mg, 200mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 100mg, 200mg, 400mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Carbatrol: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 54092-171 12 Hr Carbatrol 100 mg Extended Release Capsule by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
  • 54092-172 12 Hr Carbatrol 200 mg Extended Release Capsule by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
  • 54092-173 Carbatrol 300 mg 12 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
  • 54868-5432 Carbatrol 300 mg 12 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Carbamazepine or a similar ingredient: (7 results)

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bipolar ## This is actually intended to treat epileptic seizures, however, some of these meds have helped with Bi-Polar ... 1 reply






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