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 15,483 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 15,868 Carbamazepine users)
Itchiness has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,322 Itchiness patients)
On Apr, 6, 2015: 15,482 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:
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- A study of drug interactions between Flonase, Voltaren for a 65-year old man with Allergy To Animal, Inflammation Localised. The patient has Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Sitagliptin Phosphate, Omeprazole, Prednisolone, Levothyroxine Sodium, Metformin for a 68-year old woman with Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Gallstones, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Hypothyroidism, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Restoril, Geodon, Brintellix, Ativan, Topamax, Lamictal for a 36-year old woman with Insomnia, Bipolar Ii Disorder, Anxiety. The patient has Macule, Dry Skin, Blisters, Hives, Itching - Burning Eyes, Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Epitol, Benzonatate for a 22-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder, Cough.
- A study of drug interactions between Omeprazole, Zopiclone, Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, Bisacodyl, Sertraline, Gabapentin, Morphine, Morphine Sulfate for a 42-year old woman with Ulcer - Stomach, Insomnia, Fibromyalgia, Constipation, Depression, Degenerative Joint Disease. The patient has Confusion, Blurred Vision, Constipation, Toothaches, Tooth Decay, Depression, Dizziness Exertional, Muscular Weakness, Itching, Eczema Exacerbated, Neck Pain, Headache, Tooth Loss, Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping, Loss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And Numbness, Fatigue - Chronic, Weight Gain, Food Hoarding, Food Craving, Abdominal Bloating, Ocular Migraine, Stomach Pain, Bedwetting
Recent Carbamazepine related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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