Chemical formula: C₁₅H₁₂N₂O  Molecular mass: 236.269 g/mol  PubChem compound: 2554

Active ingredient description

Carbamazepine is a derivative of dibenzazepine. It belongs to the pharmaceutical class of antiepileptic, neurotropic and psychotropic drugs. Carbamazepine helps control the transmission of messages from the brain to the muscles.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
N03AF01 Carbamazepine N Nervous system → N03 Antiepileptics → N03A Antiepileptics → N03AF Carboxamide derivatives
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
Tegretol Tablets 100mg, 200mg, 400mg Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
CARBAMAZEPINE Oral suspension Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 298-46-4
DrugBank Drug: DB00564
KEGG Drug: D00252
PubChem Compound: 2554
RxNorm Ingredient: 2002
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387222003
Carbamazepine (substance)
UNII Identifier: 33CM23913M


Carbamazepine is an active ingredient of these brands:

Australia (AU)

Austria (AT)

Canada (CA)

Croatia (HR)

Finland (FI)

France (FR)

Germany (DE)

Hong Kong (HK)

Ireland (IE)

Israel (IL)

Italy (IT)

Japan (JP)

Malta (MT)

Mexico (MX)

Netherlands (NL)

New Zealand (NZ)

Singapore (SG)

Spain (ES)

Tunisia (TN)

United Kingdom (UK)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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