What is Carbamazepine?

Carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant. It works by decreasing nerve impulses that cause seizures and pain. Carbamazepine is used to treat seizures and nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy. It is also used to treat bipolar disorder.

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Hi, I am on Carbamazepine for depression (200mg twice per day) and my thyroid levels have come back that my TSH is normal but T4 is low @ 3.8. The...

doctor1 MD

Subclinical hypothyroidism is charecterised by raised TSH levels & normal levels of T3 & T4. Since your TSH level is in the normal range there is...

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Can Carbamazepine / Tegretol cause false negative pregnancy tests ( hcg )? If so, how far into the pregnancy would this happen? Would this happen...

doctor1 MD

I appreciate your query.
Carbamazepine definitely interferes with the urinary pregnancy tests.
The article you mentioned in Lancet is from...

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What is the actual result of the interaction between Apixaban and Carbamazepine

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Brief Answer:
carbamazepine decreases the level or effect of the apixaban

Detailed Answer:
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The use of these...

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