carbamazepine


car·ba·maz·e·pine

noun \ˌkär-bə-ˈma-zə-ˌpēn\

Definition of CARBAMAZEPINE

:  a tricyclic anticonvulsant and analgesic C15H12N2O used in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and epilepsy

Origin of CARBAMAZEPINE

carbamoyl (a radical of carbamic acid) + -azepine (as in benzodiazepine)
First Known Use: 1966

car·ba·maz·e·pine

noun \ˌkär-bə-ˈmaz-ə-ˌpēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARBAMAZEPINE

: a tricyclic anticonvulsant and analgesic C15H12N2O used in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and epilepsy—see tegretol

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