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In the US, Eslicarbazepine (eslicarbazepine systemic) is a member of the drug class dibenzazepine anticonvulsants and is used to treat Epilepsy and Seizures.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiepileptic agent (adjunct)

Chemical Name

(10S)-10-hydroxy-10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenzo[b,f]azepin-5-carboxamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Eslicarbazepinum (Latin)
  • Eslicarbazepin (German)
  • Eslicarbaz√©pine (French)
  • Eslicarbazepina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Eslicarbazepine (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • BIA-2-194 (IS)
  • UNII-S5VXA428R4 (IS)
  • Eslicarbazepine Acetate (OS: BANM, USAN)
  • BIA 2-093 (IS)
  • SEP-0002093 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Zebinix
    Eisai, Slovakia
  • Aptiom
    Sunovion, United States; Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Canada
  • Exalief
    Bial - Portela & C, Lithuania
  • Zebinix
    Bial, Czech Republic; Bial, Romania; Bial - Portela & C, Lithuania; Bial - Portela & C. S.A, Iceland; Bial - Portela & Ca, Poland; Bial Portela, Austria; Bial Portela, Greece; Bial Portela, Portugal; Bial-Industrial Farmaceutica, Spain; Eisai, Germany; Eisai, Denmark; Eisai, Finland; Eisai, France; Eisai, United Kingdom; Eisai, Ireland; Eisai, Italy; Eisai, Netherlands; Eisai, Sweden; Eisai Ltd., Norway; Orifarm, Norway


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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