Related topic: Carbamazepine, Leukopenia
Review: could Carbamazepine cause Leukopenia?
Summary: Leukopenia could be caused by Carbamazepine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Clonazepam, and have Epilepsy.
We study 15,440 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.
How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can find the answer by studying 348 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. Start now >>>
Carbamazepine (latest outcomes from 15,818 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.
Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood) (latest reports from 117,023 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 15,427 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbamazepine. Among them, 162 people (1.05%) have Leukopenia. They amount to 0.14% of all the 116,798 people who have Leukopenia on eHealthMe.
Time on Carbamazepine when people have Leukopenia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Carbamazepine (carbamazepine) is often used for epilepsy. Find out below the conditions Carbamazepine is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Carbamazepine used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Comments from related studies:
From this study (4 months ago):
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- What ammount of carbamazepine did people who suffered from ataxia take?
I,M TAKING TWO TABLETS OF 200mg.PER DAY AND I FEEL A BIT DIZZY. I DO NOT WANT TO STOP TAKING IT BECAUSE, OTHERWISE, I WOULD HAVE TO SUFFER THE PAIN WHICH IS UNBEARABLE.
- Does indigestion cause seizure?
in 22 years of seizure a good amount of water and sleep will help. Relax the eyes is important. Tegretol xr is the best drug for me. The only negative is I have to increase the amount taken every few years. I am on 1600mg a day now....Please share with me what you know.
- Has anyone besides me have blepharospasm after trigeminal neurology sugery
After Gamma Knife surgery for Trigeminal Neurology(a nerve problem) I later(4 years) was diagnosed with Blepharospasm/Meige Syndrome. Botox injections have been less than effective. Then I recently had Trigeminal Cyber Knife surgery on the other side of my face and still have nerve sensations on t ...
More questions for: Carbamazepine, Leukopenia
More reviews for: Carbamazepine, Leukopenia
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.