Which medications in the drug class Anticonvulsants are used in the treatment of Diabetes Insipidus?

Updated: Mar 18, 2020
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Anticonvulsants

Certain antiepileptic drugs, such as carbamazepine, have proven helpful in DI.

Carbamazepine (Tegretol, Carbatrol, Equetro)

Carbamazepine possibly ameliorates DI by promoting the release of ADH. It is not useful in nephrogenic DI and generally is not a first-line drug.


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