Epilepsy: complex or simple partial seizures (with or without loss of consciousness) with or without secondary generalization; generalized tonic-clonic seizures; mixed forms of seizures. Tegretol can be used both in the form of monotherapy and in combination therapy. Tegretol is usually not effective for absences (mild epileptic seizure) and myoclonic seizures. Acute manic conditions; supportive therapy for bipolar affective disorders for the prevention of exacerbations or for attenuation of clinical manifestations of exacerbations. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia and trigeminal neuralgia for multiple sclerosis (typical and atypical). Idiopathic neuralgia of the glossopharyngeal nerve.