Carbamazepine and Itchiness - from FDA reports


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 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:

Could Carbamazepine cause Itchiness?

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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