Review: could Carbamazepine cause Itchiness (Itching)?
Summary: Itchiness is found among people who take Carbamazepine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Epilepsy.
We study 15,482 people who have side effects while taking Carbamazepine from FDA and social media. Among them, 268 have Itchiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Itchiness and more.
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Carbamazepine has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 15,865 Carbamazepine users)
Itchiness has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,292 Itchiness patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 15,481 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbamazepine. Among them, 258 people (1.67%) have Itchiness.
Time on Carbamazepine when people have Itchiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itchiness when taking Carbamazepine * :
Age of people who have Itchiness when taking Carbamazepine * :
Severity of Itchiness when taking Carbamazepine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itchiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (18 people, 6.98%)
- Bipolar disorder (17 people, 6.59%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (13 people, 5.04%)
- Pain (13 people, 5.04%)
- Convulsion (12 people, 4.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (28 people, 10.85%)
- Diazepam (20 people, 7.75%)
- Haloperidol (17 people, 6.59%)
- Fluconazole (15 people, 5.81%)
- Zyprexa (15 people, 5.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Xanax for a 70-year old man with Itching. The patient has Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Acidophilus Lactobacillus, Benicar Hct for a 58-year old woman with Bowel Movement Irregularity, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled. The patient has Back Pain, Nausea, Leg Cramping, Tongue Irritation, Insomnia, Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Zocor, Xanax, Zoloft, Levothyroxine Sodium, Protonix for a 64-year old woman with Total Cholesterol, Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Hyperthyroidism, Reflux Gastritis. The patient has Itching
- A study of side effects of Tegretol for a 25-year old man with Head Trauma. The patient has Eye Twitch (eyelid twitching is spontaneous and uncontrolled spasms of the muscles)
- A study of drug interactions between Modafinil, Doxycycline, Prednisone, Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Oxycodone, Fish Oil Fatty Acid, Allegra, Zantac 150, Metformin, Tizanidine Hydrochloride, Lyrica, Cefprozil, Allopurinol for a 32-year old man with Hypersomnia, Infection, Swelling, Pain In Limb, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Allergy To Plants, Acid Reflux, High Blood Sugar, Stress, Gout. The patient has Itching, Elevated Liver Enzymes, Insulin C-peptide Increased, Complement Factor C3 Increased, Blood Uric Acid Increased, Pseudopapilloedema, Lymphadenopathy Mediastinal, Vision Blurred, Hives, Swelling, Pain Exacerbated
Recent Carbamazepine related drug comparison:
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