Carbamazepine and Leukopenia - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Leukopenia with Carbamazepine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,346 people who have side effects when taking Carbamazepine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 16, 2017

22,346 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbamazepine.
Among them, 178 people (0.8%) have Leukopenia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Carbamazepine cause Leukopenia?

Time on Carbamazepine when people have Leukopenia *:

  • < 1 month: 63.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine *:

  • female: 59.41 %
  • male: 40.59 %

Age of people who have Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine *:

  • 0-1: 0.65 %
  • 2-9: 3.27 %
  • 10-19: 5.23 %
  • 20-29: 16.34 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 17.65 %
  • 50-59: 23.53 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (36 people, 20.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 10.67%)
  • Convulsion (13 people, 7.30%)
  • Heart Transplant (12 people, 6.74%)
  • Constipation (11 people, 6.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (17 people, 9.55%)
  • Hydroxyzine (16 people, 8.99%)
  • Keppra (15 people, 8.43%)
  • Lamotrigine (14 people, 7.87%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (14 people, 7.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Thrombocytopenia (49 people, 27.53%)
  • Fever (35 people, 19.66%)
  • Anaemia (33 people, 18.54%)
  • Agranulocytosis (31 people, 17.42%)
  • Erythema Multiforme (23 people, 12.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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