- a white to whitish toxic powder, C15H12N2O, used as an analgesic in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and as an anticonvulsant.
Origin of carbamazepine
carbam(oyl) + azepine, components of the chemical name
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- an anticonvulsant drug used in the management of epilepsy
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- An anticonvulsant and analgesic drug used in the treatment of certain forms of epilepsy and to relieve pain associated with trigeminal neuralgia.
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