Could Carbamazepine cause 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 - 6 months, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Convulsion . We study 21,399 people who have side effects while taking Carbamazepine from FDA. Among them, 358 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 Carbamazepine 22,153 users)
Itchiness has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,327 Itchiness patients).
On Dec, 28, 2016
21,399 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbamazepine.
Among them, 358 people (1.67%) have Itchiness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Carbamazepine when people have Itchiness *:
- < 1 month: 42.55 %
- 1 - 6 months: 46.81 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.13 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.13 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.13 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.26 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Itchiness when taking Carbamazepine *:
- female: 61.76 %
- male: 38.24 %
Age of people who have Itchiness when taking Carbamazepine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.39 %
- 10-19: 6.62 %
- 20-29: 8.71 %
- 30-39: 11.85 %
- 40-49: 16.38 %
- 50-59: 20.21 %
- 60+: 34.84 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (23 people, 6.42%)
- Epilepsy (21 people, 5.87%)
- Pain (16 people, 4.47%)
- Bipolar Disorder (15 people, 4.19%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (14 people, 3.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Clonazepam (31 people, 8.66%)
- Diazepam (18 people, 5.03%)
- Lorazepam (16 people, 4.47%)
- Omeprazole (15 people, 4.19%)
- Fluconazole (15 people, 4.19%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (141 people, 39.39%)
- Fever (98 people, 27.37%)
- Erythema Multiforme (61 people, 17.04%)
- Skin Exfoliation (54 people, 15.08%)
- Urticaria (43 people, 12.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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