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Were you looking for information about Carbamazepine? Carbamazepin is a common misspelling of carbamazepine.
 
A healthcare provider may prescribe carbamazepine (Carbatrol®, Epitol®, Equetro®, Tegretol®) to treat several conditions, such as bipolar disorder, epilepsy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Carbamazepine comes in the form of tablets, chewable tablets, extended-release tablets, extended-release capsules, and a liquid.
 
A few of the common side effects seen with this drug include dizziness, drowsiness, and nausea. Some of the factors that can affect the dose of carbamazepine that your healthcare provider prescribes include the medical condition being treated, your age and weight, other medical conditions you may have, and other medications you may be currently taking.
 
(For more information, click Carbamazepine. This article offers an overview of the drug's uses, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.)
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