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Carbamazepine (Tegretol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Carbamazepine (Tegretol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Tegretol?

carbamazepine

What is the Trade Name for carbamazepine?

Tegretol

What are the Indications of Carbamazepine (Tegretol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

seizures, DM neuropathy, pain associated with trigeminal neuralgia

What are the Actions of Carbamazepine (Tegretol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

affects Na channels in neurons leading to decreased synaptic transmission

What is the Therapeutic Class of Carbamazepine (Tegretol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Anticonvulsant

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Carbamazepine (Tegretol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

none

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Date Published - Sep 29, 2017
Date Modified - Aug 6, 2017

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