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Carbamazepine BP - 200 mg

Epilepsi: Epilepsin is indicated for the treatment of the following conditions in patients.
1.Partial seizures with complex symptomatology psychomotor,temporal lope,patients with these seizures appears to show greater improvement than those with other types.
2.General type tonic-clonic seizures(grand mal)
3.Mixed seizures pattern include the above or other partial or generalized seizures.Absence seizures(petit mal) do not appear to be controlled by Epilepsin.
Trigeminal Neuralgia: Epilepsin  is indicated in the treatment of the pain associated with true trigeminal neuralgia.Beneficial results have been reported in glossopharyngeal neuralgia.
Mania: Prophylactic treatment of manic depressive illness.
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome: Diabetes insipidus centrails.Polyurea and polydipsia of neurohormonal origin.
Painful diabetic neuropathy
Epilepsin is indicated in patients who have not responded satisfactorily to with other agents such as phenytoin,phenobarbital,but Epilepsin is not recommended as the drug of first choice in seizures disorders.It is reserved for patients whose seizures are difficult to control or patients experiencing marked side effects (eg.excessive sedation)

Dosage and Administration
Dosage should be adjusted to the needs of the individual patient.Allow initial daily dosage with a gradual increased is advised.As soon as adequate control is achieved the dosage may be reduced very gradually to the minimum effective level.Tablet should be taken with meals.
Adults;    Initially 100-200mg once or twice daily; slowly raise the dosage until-generally at 400mg 2-3 times daily-an optimum response is obtained.In some patients 1600mg or even 2000mg daily may be appropriate.
Children: 10-20 mg/kg body weight daily,i.e.
Up to 1 year of age 100-200mg daily in divided doses
1-5 years of age 200-400 mg daily in divided doses
6-10 years of age 400-600mg daily in divided doses
11-15 years of age 600-1000mg daily in divided doses
Maintenance dose in adults is usually 800 to 1200mg daily.Maintenance dose in children of 6 to 15years is usually 400 to 800 mg daily.
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Initially 100mg twice daily.The daily dose may be increased by upto 200mg a day using increments of 100mg every twelve hours only to achieve freedom from pain.Do not exceed from 6tablets daily.Usually maintenance dose is 400 to 800mg daily.

Mania and Prophylactic treatment for manic depressive illness
The usual dose is 400 to 600mg daily in two to three divided doses.

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome
The average dosage is 200mg three times daily.In severe cases it can be raised to 400mg three times daily during the first few days.

Diabetes insipidus
Average dosage for adults is 200mg two to three times daily.

Painful diabetic neuropathy
Usually 200mg two to four times daily.

Blister pack of 5x10 tablets.
Manufactured by;
Macter International Limited,Pakistan.

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