Carbatrol, Tegretol, Epitol, Equetro, Tegretol-XR, Tegretol XR
There may be other brand names for this medicine.
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to carbamazepine or to certain medicines for depression such as amitriptyline, desipramine, imipramine, protriptyline, and nortriptyline. You should not use this medicine if you have ever had bone marrow depression (low blood counts). Do not use this medicine if you are using nefazodone (Serzone®) or have used an MAO inhibitor (MAOI) such as selegiline (Eldepryl®), isocarboxazid (Marplan®), phenylzine (Nardil®), or tranylcypromine (Parnate®) within the past 14 days. Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant.