Review: taking Tegretol and Ibuprofen together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Tegretol and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tegretol and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,183 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 31,727 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 92,738 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

1,183 people who take Tegretol, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Tegretol and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Tegretol:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Tegretol:
  • female: 71.0% - (10 of 14 people)
  • male: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 30.0% - (4 of 13 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Tegretol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 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: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • pyrexia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • hypotension
  • pruritus
  • vomiting
1 - 6 months:
  • erythema
  • liver disorder
  • hypoaesthesia
  • drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • gestational diabetes
  • paraplegia
  • pre-eclampsia
  • pyrexia
  • urinary tract infection
  • dizziness
6 - 12 months:
  • epilepsy
  • hyperthermia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • hypoaesthesia
  • paraplegia
  • urinary tract infection
  • appendicitis
  • liver function test abnormal
1 - 2 years:
  • hepatotoxicity
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • optic neuritis
  • vomiting
  • acute hepatic failure
  • biliary cirrhosis primary
  • blood albumin decreased
  • cholelithiasis
  • diarrhoea
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety aggravated
  • fatigue
  • increased appetite
  • loss of hair
  • mood swings
  • weight gain - unintentional
  • azotaemia
  • urinary tract infection
  • urosepsis
5 - 10 years:
  • weight decreased
  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • neurological symptom
  • neuropsychiatric syndrome
  • emotional distress
  • pain
  • agitation
  • akathisia
  • antisocial personality disorder
10+ years:
  • liver disorder
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • ammonia increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • bipolar disorder
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • breast cancer
  • convulsion
  • haemoglobin decreased
not specified:
  • pain
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • depression
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • headache
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • colitis microscopic
  • nausea
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • convulsion
  • confusional state
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • convulsion
  • fall
  • headache
  • nausea
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • anxiety

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • apnoea
  • aspiration tracheal abnormal
  • asthma
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • bacterial infection
  • bronchitis
  • bronchospasm
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac murmur
  • cyanosis
2-9:
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • aggression
  • anger
  • aphasia
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • hypoglycaemia
10-19:
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • renal tubular necrosis
  • platelet disorder
  • epilepsy
  • skin lesion
  • pain
  • albinism
  • blister
  • coproporphyrinogen increased
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • cardiac arrest
  • suicidal ideation
  • tachycardia
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • hypertension
  • intentional overdose
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • confusional state
30-39:
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • loss of consciousness
  • vision blurred
  • asthenia
40-49:
  • dizziness
  • urinary tract infection
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • insomnia
  • arthralgia
  • pyrexia
  • depression
  • fall
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • pain
  • confusional state
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • hypertension
60+:
  • colitis microscopic
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • vision blurred
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • visual field defect
  • pain in jaw
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • nausea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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