Carbamazepine

Carbamazepine (Tegretol) has a range of actions, of which the most important probably is blockade of voltage-dependent sodium ion channels, reducing membrane excitability.

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TABLE 20.2 Drugs of choice for the treatment of epilepsy

Seizure disorder

Drug

Usual daily oral dose

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