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Carbamazepine

(kar ba MAZ e peen)

Carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol, Tegretol-XR) is used to treat seizures.

It also may be prescribed for your child to treat some psychiatric disorders, alcohol withdrawal, restless leg syndrome, or for some types of pain.

It is given by mouth and is available as tablets, extended release tablets, chewable tablets, extended release capsules and liquid.

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 11/2013