carbamazepine

Adult
Uses
  • anticonvulsant
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • hepatic disease, porphyria
Drug interactions
  • clarithromycin, erythromycin, danazol, diltiazem, felodipine, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, grapefruit juice, verapamil, valproate
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • drowsy
  • dizzy
  • unsteady
  • pruritic rash
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
100mg twice a day
Monitoring
  • complete blood counts
  • liver function tests
Source of Suggestion