carbamazepine
noun Etymology: carbamoyl (a radical of carbamic acid) + -azepine (as in benzodiazepine) Date: 1966 a tricyclic anticonvulsant and analgesic C15H12N2O used in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and epilepsy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • carbamazepine — n. an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar affective disorder and to relieve the pain of trigeminal neuralgia. Common side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, and muscular incoordination; abnormalities of liver and …   The new mediacal dictionary

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