TITLE

Carbamazepine

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Reactions Weekly;11/14/2009, Issue 1278, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of a 26-year-old man with bipolar disorder who experienced symptomatic hyperammonaemia during his treatment with carbamazepine. His medical history included seizure disorder secondary to brain trauma, multiple sclerosis, unilateral blindness and mild mental retardation. He experienced agitation weeks after taking oral carbamazepine. Upon discontinuing carbamazepine, his condition normalized and was discharged.
ACCESSION #
45226644

 

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