rn Please consult your personal physician before you start taking any type of medication.
rn Generic Name: carbamazepine (oral) (kar ba MAZ e peen) Brand Names: Carbatrol, Epitol, Equetro, Tegretol, Tegretol XR What is carbamazepine? Carbamazepine is in a group of drugs called anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing nerve impulses that cause seizures and pain. Carbamazepine is used to treat seizures and nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy. Carbamazepine is also used to treat bipolar disorder. Carbamazepine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.