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Composition

Carbamazepine(200 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Carbamazepine(200 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Epilepsy partial seizures. Primary generalised epilepsy or secondarily generalised forms of seizure with a tonic-clonic component. Mixed forms of epilepsy. Mania and prophylactic treatment in manic-depressive illness. Idiopathic trigeminal neuralgias and trigeminal neuralgia due to multiple sclerosis. Idiopathic glossopharyngeal neuralgia. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Diabetes insipidus centralis; polyuria and polydipsia of neurohormonal origin. Painful diabetic neuropathy.

SIDE EFFECTS

Proteinuria, skin rashes, stevens johnson syndrome, bradycardia, lymphadenopathy, coma, respiratory depression, aplastic anemia, stevens Johnson syndrome, hyperirritability, dizziness, vertigo, drowsiness, ataxia, nausea, vomiting, fever, blurred vision.

DRUG INTERACTION

Carbamazepine is known to interact with other drugs like alcohol, amitriptyline (HCl), amlodipine (besylate), artesunate, atracurium (besylate), betamethasone, bromazepam, bupropion (HCl), celecoxib, chloroquine, chlorpropamide, cimetidine (HCl), clarithromycin, clobazam, clonazepam, clozapine, cortisone (acetate), cyclosporin A, danazol, desmopressin (acetate).

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Carbamazepine inhibits sustained repetitive firing by blocking use-dependent sodium channels. Pain relief is believed to be associated with blockade of synaptic transmission in the trigeminal nucleus and seizure control with reduction of post-tetanic potentiation of synaptic transmission in the spinal cord.

SUBSTITUTES

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    Rs. 1.38/Tablet
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INTERACTIONS

Can I take Carzep (200mg) during pregnancy?

Experiences of drug use and evidence from studies in pregnant women have shown risk to fetus. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Carzep (200mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Safer: Drug has been studied in few breastfeeding women and the evidence shows that there is no increase in side effects in the infants, or the possibility of harm to the breastfed infants is expected to be rare. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Carzep (200mg) with alcohol?

Since there is some doubt about the results of concurrent use in this interaction, it is advised to give some guidance to the patient about its possible adverse effects and/or consider close monitoring.