carbamazepine

carbamazepine

[kahr-buh-maz-uh-peen]
noun Pharmacology.
a white to whitish toxic powder, C 15 H 12 N 2 O, used as an analgesic in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and as an anticonvulsant.

Origin:
carbam(oyl) + azepine, components of the chemical name

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carbamazepine (ˌkɑːbəˈmæzəˌpiːn)
 
n
an anticonvulsant drug used in the management of epilepsy

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carbamazepine car·ba·maz·e·pine (kär'bə-māz'ə-pēn')
n.
An anticonvulsant and analgesic drug used in the treatment of certain forms of epilepsy and to relieve pain associated with trigeminal neuralgia.

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