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Dibenzazepine anticonvulsants

What are Dibenzazepine anticonvulsants?

Anticonvulsants are drugs that prevent or reduce the severity and frequency of seizures in various types of epilepsy. The different types of anticonvulsants may act on different receptors in the brain and have different modes of action.

Two mechanisms that appear to be important in anticonvulsants are enhancement of GABA action and inhibition of sodium channel activity. Other mechanisms are inhibition of calcium channels and glutamate receptors.

List of Dibenzazepine anticonvulsants

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Drug Name Avg. Rating Reviews
Tegretol (Pro)
Generic name: carbamazepine
123 reviews
Trileptal (Pro)
Generic name: oxcarbazepine
85 reviews
Aptiom (Pro)
Generic name: eslicarbazepine
38 reviews
Tegretol XR
Generic name: carbamazepine
26 reviews
Epitol (Pro)
Generic name: carbamazepine
19 reviews
Carbatrol (Pro)
Generic name: carbamazepine
14 reviews
Banzel (Pro)
Generic name: rufinamide
6 reviews
Equetro (Pro)
Generic name: carbamazepine
5 reviews
Oxtellar XR (Pro)
Generic name: oxcarbazepine
4 reviews
Carnexiv (Pro)
Generic name: carbamazepine
No reviews
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Medical conditions associated with dibenzazepine anticonvulsants:

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