Pharmacological properties of the drug
The drug "Carbamazepine" instructions for use characterize as an anticonvulsant drug of synthetic origin, which has a pronounced antiepileptic effect and has moderate normotimic and antidepressant properties. These pills prevent the development of paroxysmal pain in neuralgia, reduce feelings of anxiety, stabilize the emotional state, reduce depression and aggressiveness, and increase the communicability of patients, contributing to their faster social rehabilitation. The drug "Carbamazepine" is assimilated, the instruction for its application on this also shows a relatively slow, reaching maximum concentration( after a single dose) after twelve hours.
Form of formulation and composition of the drug "Carbamazepine"
This anticonvulsant is produced in the form of white flat-cylindrical tablets. As an active ingredient, 0.2 grams of carbamazepine is included in each capsule, colloidal silicon dioxide, potato starch, talc, magnesium stearate
List of main indications
Use the "Carbamazepine" medication for use in a variety of manic conditions, epileptic seizures, tonic-clonic seizures of generalized type, diabetic neuropathy and neuralgia of the triple or glossopharyngeal nerve. As part of complex therapy, this drug is prescribed for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome, polydipsia and polyuria. In addition, the tablet "Carbamazepine" instruction for use recommends the use as a prophylaxis of bipolar affective disorders.
Features and dosage of the drug "Carbamazepine"
This anticonvulsant drug is prescribed for adults and children. Take tablets "Carbamazepine" inside directly during meals or after eating. In most cases, the drug is used as a monotherapy, starting from 0.1 grams once or twice a day, eventually increasing the dose. A specific treatment regimen is prescribed only by the attending physician. The maximum daily dosage of this drug is 0.6-1 g. With regard to the duration of treatment, it is established strictly on an individual basis.
List of contraindications for the use of
It is not recommended to use the drug "Carbamazepine" with AV blockade, hypothyroidism, oppression of bone marrow hematopoiesis, hepatic porphyria and individual intolerance of its components. In addition, with great care, these pills are prescribed to patients with high intraocular pressure, prostatic hyperplasia, mixed forms of epileptic seizures, low platelet count and white blood cells.