Tegretol is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat trigeminal neuralgia and some types of seizures. Tegretol is sometimes prescribed to treat certain types of depression. Since the FDA has not approved Tegretol specifically for this usage, it is considered “off-label.” Tegretol may be referred to by its drug name, Carbamazepine. Carbamazepine is also sold under the brand name Carbatrol.
Tegretol is an anticonvulsant, or drug that controls seizures. In cases of depression, Tegretol works as a mood stabilizer.
How do I take it?
Tegretol should be taken as prescribed by a physician.
Tegretol comes in chewable tablet a... read more