Development of Mania With Carbamazepine for Treatment of Seizure Disorder in a 7-Year-Old Boy

Nasuh M. Malas, MD, MPH; Roberto Ortiz-Aguayo, MD; and Viveca Meyer, MD

Published: January 28, 2015

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Previous reports of acute behavioral changes with carbamazepine are few. Most reports describe the use of carbamazepine in the context of mood stabilization in patients without seizure disorder. There is 1 previously reported case of carbamazepine-induced mania in an adult with seizure disorder and another1 in a boy with preexisting aggression, mood symptoms, and seizure disorder treated with carbamazepine

Volume: 76

Quick Links: Child and Adolescent , Populations

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