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Biston Brand names, Biston Analogs

Biston Brand Names Mixture

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Biston Chemical_Formula


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Biston fda sheet

Biston FDA

Biston msds (material safety sheet)

Biston MSDS

Biston Synthesis Reference

Schindler, U.S. Pat. 2,948,718 (1960)

Biston Molecular Weight

236.269 g/mol

Biston Melting Point

190.2 oC

Biston H2O Solubility

17.7 mg/L

Biston State


Biston LogP


Biston Dosage Forms

Suspension; Tablet; Tablet (extended-release)

Biston Indication

For the treatment of epilepsy and pain associated with true trigeminal neuralgia.

Biston Pharmacology

Carbamazepine, an anticonvulsant structurally similar to tricyclic antidepressants, is used to treat partial seizures, tonic-clonic seizures, pain of neurologic origin such as trigeminal neuralgia, and psychiatric disorders including manic-depressive illness and aggression due to dementia.

Biston Absorption

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Biston side effects and Toxicity

Mild ingestions cause vomiting, drowsiness, ataxia, slurred speech, nystagmus, dystonic reactions, and hallucinations. Severe intoxications may produce coma, seizures, respiratory depression, and hypotension

Biston Patient Information

Carbamazepine is used for the treatment of seizures. It also is used to treat certain types of nerve pain. Inform your physican if you are pregnant or nursing. Inform your physician if you have glaucoma. Do not take this medication with a monoamine oxidase inhibitor. This medication may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision; use caution while driving or operating hazardous machinery. Do not stop taking carbamazepine without talking with your physician. Shake the suspension well before each use. This medication should be taken with meals to avoid stomach upset. Notify your physician if you develop unexplained fever, sore throat, unusual bleeding or bruising, or yellow eyes or skin.

Biston Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals