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A Brief Review on Carbamazepine – History, Pharmacological Properties and Environmental Impact

Amelie Schwarz, Christian Strakos* and Richard Weihrich

Institute of Materials Resource Management, University of Augsburg, Germany

Corresponding Author

Received Date: May 13, 2021;  Published Date: May 26, 2021


Within the group of anticonvulsant drugs Carbamazepine (CBZ) is typically used in the treatment of seizure disorders. It is applied in the treatment of partial, tonic-clonic and mixed seizures due to epilepsy or other reasons, neuropathic pain, and certain mental disorders. This paper gives a quick overview of the pharmacological properties of CBZ including its metabolism pathway and CYP interactions.

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