Review: could Carbamazepine cause Leukopenia?
Summary: Leukopenia is found among people who take Carbamazepine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Epilepsy.
We study 15,481 people who have side effects while taking Carbamazepine from FDA and social media. Among them, 162 have Leukopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Leukopenia 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)
Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer. (latest reports from 19,853 Leukopenia patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 15,476 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbamazepine. Among them, 162 people (1.05%) have Leukopenia.
Time on Carbamazepine when people have Leukopenia * :
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Gender of people who have Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine * :
Age of people who have Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine * :
Severity of Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine ** :
How people recovered from Leukopenia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (34 people, 20.99%)
- Hypertension (17 people, 10.49%)
- Bipolar disorder (13 people, 8.02%)
- Restless legs syndrome (11 people, 6.79%)
- Heart transplant (10 people, 6.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (22 people, 13.58%)
- Keppra (20 people, 12.35%)
- Tegretol (19 people, 11.73%)
- Hydroxyzine (16 people, 9.88%)
- Omeprazole (14 people, 8.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I have been told by my gastroenterologist that i have gastroparesis, what are my treatment options, if any?
I've had a CT scan and a Gastric Emptying study completed. My stomach is only 35% emptied after 4 hours, it should be at least 90% empty at that point. I have a colonoscopy and esophagealendoscopy scheduled for the first week of the year. What are my treatment options at this point?
- Does carbamazepine cause obesity?? please reply (1 answer)
I am taking ZEN 100(Carbamazepine tablets) on advice of my doctor from JAN 2013, for my SEIZURES. Lately, my weight has increased by quite kilos, despite my diet remaining same.
I want to confirm does prolonged use of this drug cause obesity.
PLEASE REPLY IF EXPERIENCED THE SAME SIDE-EFFECTS OR KNOW ABOUT IT.
- Has anything helped with muscle weakness/pain caused by carbamazepine? or any remedies?
I have partial seizures that affects my right side. It's caused by having a brain tumor on the left side when I was younger that was removed. I'm taking 600mg of Carbamazepine a day.
I have muscle weakness and pain on my right arm and leg a lot. There are times when I can't even pick up a water bottle with my right hand without feeling like I'm going to drop it. The pain almost feels like growing pains but I stopped growing 4 years ago.
Has anyone had this and figured out things that helped like pain relievers, heat, cold, anything? Right now I just rest but it'd be nice to have something to actually help with the pain.
- I stopped suffering from psoriasis when i started with epilepsy at the age of 32. could there be a reason for this?
I would just like to hear from anyone who has both epilepsy and psoriasis to see if they have stopped with psoriasis after the epilepsy was triggered. My epilepsy was triggered at the age of 32 after taking amphetamine. I used to have outbreaks of psoriasis every 7 years but this stopped when the epilepsy was triggered. I wonder if there is a reason for this.
- Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth (4 answers)
Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.
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