There are reports of prophylactic efficacy of carbamazepine (CBZ) in manic depres sives when compared with placebo and chlorpromazine. Following a successful open pilot study by one of the authors, an attempt was made to compare carbamazepine and lithium carbonate in a double-blind, crossover trial, each patient being assigned to take each drug for 9 months in random order. However, of the first 14 patients to take carbamazepine four were withdrawn because of drug rashes and another two becau...Expand abstract
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Low tolerability of carbamazepine in psychiatric patients may restrict its clinical usefulness.
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