Equetro (EE-kwa-tro) for bipolar disorder

You'll see Equetro (EE-kwa-tro) for bipolar disorder.

It's extended-release carbamazepine...exactly like Carbatrol. They're both made by Shire.

But Carbatrol is approved for seizures. Equetro is approved for acute manic or mixed episodes of bipolar disorder.

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