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Carbimi tablets (carbamaziepine) use and side effects information

What is carbimi?

Carbimi is an anti-epileptic medication containing carbamazepine as its active ingredient.

Carbimi is prescribed in preventing and controlling seizures and relieving nerve pains such as trigeminal neuralgia.

What is the recommended dosage of carbimi tablets?

In adults and children, the recommended dosage for chewable tablets is 100mg.

For immediate release tablets, the adult and pediatric dosage is 200mg

For extended-release capsules and tablets, the dosage as determined by your doctor is 100, 200, 300, or 400 mg.

The maximum dosage for adults is 1,600mg daily.

In any case, only your doctor’s recommendation should be followed in using this medication.

What are the side effects associated with using this medication?

Side effects of using carbimi tablets include:

·         Lack of muscle coordination

·         Dizziness

·         Dry mouth

·         Heart attack

·         Drowsiness

·         Congestive heart failure

·         Steven Johnson’s syndrome

·         Nausea

·         Pancreatitis

·         Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH)

·         Other side effects not listed may also occur

Can pregnant or breastfeeding women use carbimi tablets?

There is a risk of fetal carbamazepine syndrome in the first trimester of pregnancy, thus the use of this medication should only be considered if the possible benefits outweigh the risk of using this medication.

Where can I buy carbimi tablets?

Carbimi tablets are available for purchase on Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy drugstore.ng. You can simply click here to view this product.

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