Tegretol - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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About this Medication
  • Brand Name: Tegretol (U.S. and Canada)
  • Chemical Name: carbamazepine (kar-ba-maz-e-peen)
  • Usage in MS: Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Generic Available: Yes


Carbamazepine is a medication used to treat certain types of seizures and certain types of nerve pain. It is in MS used to relieve shock-like pain, such as the facial pain caused by trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux).

Click here to read more about carbamazepine, which is also available under the brand names Carbatrol®, Epitol®.