Carbamazepine clinical pharmacology: A review

F. Albani, R. Riva, A. Baruzzi

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The tricyclic anticonvulsant carbamazepine is being increasingly used to treat a variety of neuropsychiatric disorders. We review the literature on the drug in neurology, psychiatry, and pharmacology, in order to provide the clinical psychiatrist with a comprehensive reference on carbamazepine pharmacokinetics, toxicity, and drug interactions. We also present an overview of the psychiatric disorders in which carbamazepine has been found, or suggested, to be efficacious.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-244
Number of pages10
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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