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Table 2 Dose and Frequency of carbamazepine as monotherapy

From: Epilepsy control with carbamazepine monotherapy from a genetic perspective

Variables Baseline (n = 79) 3rd months (n = 71) Dose Titration rate 6th months (n = 62) Dose Titration rate
Dose (mg/day) 455 ± 133 479 ± 142 24 ± 12.3 495 ± 133 16 ± 11.5
Frequency of dose
OD, n (%) 30 (38.0) 12 (17.0)   8 (13.0)  
DIB, n (%) 35 (44.3) 39 (55.0)   30 (48.3)  
TID, n (%) 14 (17.7) 20 (28.0)   24 (38.7)  
Carbamazepine C/D Ratio 0.019 ± 0.007 0.013 ± 0.006
  1. Once a day (OD); Two time a day (BID); three time a day (TID); concentration dose ratio (C/D)