Review: could Carbamazepine cause Leukopenia?
This is a review of Leukopenia by studying 15,421 people who take Carbamazepine. We analyze: the time on Carbamazepine when people have Leukopenia, gender and age of these people, the severity of Leukopenia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Carbamazepine. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Carbamazepine (latest outcomes from 15,363 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia. Commonly reported side effects of Carbamazepine include convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, fever, fatigue, dizziness.
Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood) (latest reports from 113,257 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 14,947 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbamazepine. Among them, 162 people (1.08%) 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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