Carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant drug used to treat epilepsy, grand mal seizures and psychomotor or focal seizures, neurologic pain, as from trigenimal neuralgia, psychiatric disorders including manic-depressive illness and dementia related aggression. Its three-dimensional structure and action is similar to that of phentoin despite being quite dissimilar chemically. It is also similar to the tricyclic antidepressant medications.
The most up-to-date information about Carbamazepine and other drugs can be found at the following sites.
- Carbamazepine - FDA approved drug information (drug label) from DailyMed (U.S. National Library of Medicine).
- Carbamazepine - Drug information for consumers from MedlinePlus (U.S. National Library of Medicine).
- Carbamazepine - Detailed information from DrugBank.
- Drug Bank page for Carbamazepine.
- Anonymous. Table of Valid Genomic Biomarkers in the Context of Approved Drug Labels. U.S. Food and Drug Administration