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That is very important for us because we did a Characterizing Carbamazepine's prescription at the municipality of Trinidad, Cuba and In the study predominated the feminine sex and the ages between 40 and 59 years. Epilepsy is the main indication that the prescription causes.
Information was got from the health certificates of the registered patients in the pharmacies that dispense Carbamazepine for Card. Few patients consume drugs that modify the Carbamazepine's metabolism. Certificates come fundamentally from General Medicine's specialties, internal Medicine and Pediatric.
In a general way, the prescription of Carbamazepine was as Medical literature generally indicates.
↑ (Marzo de 2007) Lista Modelo de Medicamentos esenciales de la OMSPDF (612 KiB), 15va edición en español, Organización Mundial de la Salud, p. 21. Último acceso 28 de octubre de 2008
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20 October 2012
Roberto C Zerquera Téllez
Graduate in Pharmaceutical Services. Assistant professor.