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Definition of "carbamazepine" []

  • An anticonvulsant drug, C15H12N2O, used in the treatment of certain forms of epilepsy and to relieve pain associated with trigeminal neuralgia. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "carbamazepine" in a sentence
  • "Topamax & Carbamazepine (anti-seizure medications used to treat depression and bipolar disorder; Topamax is also commonly used to treat migraines) "There are two medicines here that are basically used as mood stabilizers in psychiatry - and that's the Topamax and the carbamazepine, which is also known as Tegretol," said Holland."
  • "Medication includes anticonvulsants such as carbamazepine and phenytoin, although pregnant women should not take these medications."
  • "Scattered cases reports suggest a role for flumazenil in the reversal of ethanol intoxication15,16,17 and in carbamazepine poisoning. 17,18 Scientific investigation has yet to confirm or disprove the value of flumazenil in these situations."