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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 15,482 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

Carbamazepine has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 15,865 Carbamazepine users)

Leukopenia

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 Mar, 15, 2015: 15,481 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbamazepine. Among them, 162 people (1.05%) have Leukopenia.

Trend of Leukopenia in Carbamazepine reports

Time on Carbamazepine when people have Leukopenia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leukopenia56.41%15.38%10.26%2.56%5.13%10.26%0.00%

Gender of people who have Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine * :

FemaleMale
Leukopenia55.49%44.51%

Age of people who have Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leukopenia0.00%2.50%3.75%16.88%10.62%20.62%23.75%21.88%

Severity of Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Leukopenia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (34 people, 20.99%)
  2. Hypertension (17 people, 10.49%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (13 people, 8.02%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (11 people, 6.79%)
  5. Heart transplant (10 people, 6.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (22 people, 13.58%)
  2. Keppra (20 people, 12.35%)
  3. Tegretol (19 people, 11.73%)
  4. Hydroxyzine (16 people, 9.88%)
  5. Omeprazole (14 people, 8.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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