Carbamazepine and Itchiness - from FDA reports
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 Convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Itchiness with Carbamazepine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,883 people who have side effects when taking Carbamazepine from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
22,883 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbamazepine.
Among them, 385 people (1.68%) have Itchiness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Carbamazepine when people have Itchiness *:
- < 1 month: 52.46 %
- 1 - 6 months: 37.7 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.28 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.64 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.64 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.28 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Itchiness when taking Carbamazepine *:
- female: 62.17 %
- male: 37.83 %
Age of people who have Itchiness when taking Carbamazepine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.31 %
- 10-19: 6.21 %
- 20-29: 8.17 %
- 30-39: 11.44 %
- 40-49: 17.65 %
- 50-59: 20.26 %
- 60+: 34.97 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (23 people, 5.97%)
- Pain (17 people, 4.42%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (17 people, 4.42%)
- Depression (11 people, 2.86%)
- Neuralgia (9 people, 2.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Clonazepam (31 people, 8.05%)
- Diazepam (18 people, 4.68%)
- Celexa (17 people, 4.42%)
- Tegretol (16 people, 4.16%)
- Lorazepam (16 people, 4.16%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (156 people, 40.52%)
- Fever (107 people, 27.79%)
- Erythema Multiforme (70 people, 18.18%)
- Skin Exfoliation (54 people, 14.03%)
- Fatigue (46 people, 11.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
How long after stopping will the itching stop? Has been 5 days is no way as bad or often seems to be less every day, was horrible when taking. Would think after 5 days any side effect should be gone completely.
My doctors recently lowered my Carbamazepine because increased toxicity levels. Then my Psychiatrist added Abilify recently. All the sudden I'm weak and had side pain. I went to my general doctor and she wanted me rushed to the hospital because of low sodium levels in my body and this just ...
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I have been on Tamsulosin for almost 10 months. However, I have noticed in the last few weeks of itching. I have also noticed some rashes in my scrap. I just took a dose tonight and started noticing this weard sensation and feeling as if ants are crawling over me. I took a Benadryl to help ...
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My daughter is prescribed Decadron for treatment of leukemia. She has the most horriable side effects from this steroid the worst being a horriable itch that is somewhat tamed by Benadryl, or hydroxyzine. At first, our oncology team was surprised by this, but as I am reading around the internet ...