Shortage of Carbagen (carbamazepine) tablets

Yuet Wan, Medicines Information Pharmacist, London and South East Regional Medicines InformationPublished
Topics: CarbamazepineSupply

The 200 and 400mg immediate release (IR) and 200 and 400 mg prolonged release (PR) tablets (the 100mg IR tablets are no longer marketed) are out of stock long term.  It is anticipated that all patients on Carbagen will need to be switched to Tegretol.

Update 23rd Sept 2020:  Carbagen has been discontinued.