Review: taking Tegretol and Excedrin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Tegretol and Excedrin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tegretol and Excedrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Tegretol

Tegretol has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Tegretol 27,181 users)

Excedrin

Excedrin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; aspirin; caffeine. It is often used in headache. (latest outcomes from Excedrin 8,450 users)

On Aug, 22, 2016

43 people who take Tegretol, Excedrin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Tegretol and Excedrin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Tegretol:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Excedrin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Tegretol:
  • female: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Excedrin:
  • female: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Tegretol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Excedrin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • face oedema
  • nausea
  • rebound effect
not specified:
  • dizziness
  • migraine
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • insomnia
  • malaise
  • migraine
  • night sweats
  • platelet count decreased
  • pruritus

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • drug ineffective
40-49:
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • migraine
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • vision blurred
50-59:
  • chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  • fatigue
  • vestibular neuronitis
  • diplopia
  • dizziness
  • infection
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • vertigo
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
60+:
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • flushing
  • headache
  • initial insomnia
  • joint stiffness
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain in jaw

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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