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What is Carbamazepine (Carbatrol or Tegretol)?

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This medication is commonly prescribed to treat epilepsy. Carbamazepine is used for partial, generalized tonic-clonic and mixed seizures. It can make you tired, change your vision, and cause nausea, dizziness, or rashes.

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Epilepsy Foundation.

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Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on January 07, 2020

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Epilepsy Foundation.

News release, FDA.

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

News release, UCB Inc.

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on January 07, 2020

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