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Also known as: Tegretol®;Carbagen SR
Formal name: Total Carbamazepine

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To determine the concentration of carbamazepine in the blood to establish an appropriate dose and to maintain a therapeutic level

When to Get Tested?

At the beginning of treatment to monitor the concentration of the drug in the blood.
When indicated to detect low or high (potentially toxic) concentrations.

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

No test preparation is needed.