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Brand name: Teril TM

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Active ingredients: carbamazepine

What it is used for

Epilepsy: Partial seizures with complex or simple symptomatology (with or without loss of consciousness), with or without secondary generalisation. Generalised seizures with a tonic-clonic component. Mixed seizure patterns incorporating the above. Teril is suitable for monotherapy and combination therapy. Teril is usually not effective in absence seizures, atonic seizures or myoclonic seizures and should not be used for status epilepticus (see Precautions). Idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia. For the relief of pain in idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia due to multiple sclerosis, and idiopathic glossopharyngeal neuralgia. (Carbamazepine is not a simple analgesic and is not intended for trivial facial pain or headache). Mania and bipolar affective disorders. Treatment of mania and maintenance treatment of bipolar affective disorders to prevent or attenuate recurrence.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

9 mm white flat bevelled edged tablet marked CB/200 on one side, G on reverse

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient carbamazepine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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