EpitolActive Ingredient(s): Carbamazepine
FDA Approved: * September 17, 1986
Pharm Company: * TEVA
Category: Bipolar Disorder
Carbamazepine (CBZ), sold under the trade name Tegretol among others, is an anticonvulsant medication used primarily in the treatment of epilepsy and neuropathic pain. It is used as an adjunctive treatment in schizophrenia along with other medications and as a second-line agent in bipolar disorder. Carbamazepine appears to work as well as phenytoin and valproate for focal and generalized seizures. It is not effective ... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.