Dopaminergic effects of carbamazepine. Relationship to clinical response in affective illness.

@article{Post1986DopaminergicEO,
  title={Dopaminergic effects of carbamazepine. Relationship to clinical response in affective illness.},
  author={Robert M Post and David R. Rubinow and Thomas W. Uhde and James C. Ballenger and Markku Linnoila},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1986},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={392-6}
}
Carbamazepine, a drug used widely to treat epilepsy and trigeminal neuralgia, has been shown to be effective in the acute and prophylactic treatment of manic-depressive illness. While the time course of its antimanic effects parallels that of classic neuroleptics, indirect clinical evidence, such as lack of parkinsonian side effects and tardive dyskinesia… CONTINUE READING