Carbazin CR is an anti-epileptic medicine used to treat epilepsy. It helps prevent certain types of seizures (fits). It is also prescribed for a painful... View More
Uses of Carbazin CR
Side effects of Carbazin CR
How to use Carbazin CR
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Carbazin CR may be taken w... View More
How Carbazin CR works
Carbazin CR is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the bra... View More
What if you forget to take Carbazin CR?
If you miss a dose of Carbazin CR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... View More
Epilepsy, Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Trigeminal neuralgia
Should be taken with food. Avoid grapefruit juice.
Oral Epilepsy Adults - Initial: Either 200 mg b.i.d. for tablets and XR tablets, or 1 teaspoon q.i.d. for suspension (400 mg/day). Increase at weekl... View More
Epilepsy <6 Years Initial (oral suspension): 10-20 mg/kg/day PO q6hr Initial (tablet): 10-20 mg/kg/day PO q8-12hr Maintenance: For tablets or suspe... View More
Hypersensitivity; bone marrow depression; porphyria, pregnancy.
Mode of Action
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Lactation; CV disease, hepatic or renal disorders, history of blood disorders or haematological reactions to other drugs; glaucoma; skin disorders; elde... View More
>10% Ataxia (15%),Dizziness (44%),Drowsiness (32%),Nausea (29%),Vomiting (18%) 1-10% Dry mouth (8%) Rare MI,Stevens-Johnson syndrome Hepatic... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: D Lactation: Enters breast milk; not recommended (AAP states compatible with nursing; however, adverse reactions in breastfeeding... View More
Increased plasma levels w/ CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. cimetidine). Decreased plasma levels w/ CYP3A4 inducers (e.g. cisplatin). Increased risk of neurotoxi... View More