Carbamazepine Does Not Alter Biochemical Parameters of Bone Turnover in Healthy Male Adults

@article{Brmswig2003CarbamazepineD,
  title={
Carbamazepine Does Not Alter Biochemical Parameters of Bone Turnover in Healthy Male Adults
},
  author={S. Br{\"a}mswig and Armin Zittermann and Heiner K. Berthold},
  journal={Calcified Tissue International},
  year={2003},
  volume={73},
  pages={356-360}
}
It is still not completely clear whether or not carbamazepine (CBZ) causes alterations in vitamin D status and in bone metabolism. The objective of this study was therefore to investigate prospectively in healthy adults the effects of CBZ on serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) and on biomarkers of bone formation and resorption. Twenty-one free-living male adults were taking 800 mg/day CBZ for 10 weeks. The study was performed from December 1997 until September 1998 at a geographic… 

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