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 17,487 people who have side effects while taking Carbamazepine from FDA and social media. Among them, 156 have Leukopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Leukopenia and more.

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

Carbamazepine

Carbamazepine has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Carbamazepine 22,152 users)

Leukopenia

Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood) has been reported by people with hepatitis c, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, preventive health care (latest reports from 25,367 Leukopenia patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

17,487 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbamazepine.
Among them, 156 people (0.89%) have Leukopenia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Carbamazepine cause Leukopenia?

Time on Carbamazepine when people have Leukopenia *:

  • < 1 month: 62.07 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.34 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine *:

  • female: 60.14 %
  • male: 39.86 %

Age of people who have Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine *:

  • 0-1: 0.75 %
  • 2-9: 2.26 %
  • 10-19: 6.02 %
  • 20-29: 17.29 %
  • 30-39: 10.53 %
  • 40-49: 18.8 %
  • 50-59: 23.31 %
  • 60+: 21.05 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (17 people, 10.90%)
  • Hydroxyzine (16 people, 10.26%)
  • Omeprazole (14 people, 8.97%)
  • Lamotrigine (14 people, 8.97%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (14 people, 8.97%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Carbamazepine, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (17 people, 10.90%)
  • Convulsion (12 people, 7.69%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (11 people, 7.05%)
  • Heart Transplant (10 people, 6.41%)
  • Pain (9 people, 5.77%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Thrombocytopenia (44 people, 28.21%)
  • Fever (32 people, 20.51%)
  • Anaemia (30 people, 19.23%)
  • Agranulocytosis (27 people, 17.31%)
  • Erythema Multiforme (23 people, 14.74%)

* 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.

Do you have Leukopenia when taking Carbamazepine?

Browse all side effects of Carbamazepine

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Leukopenia

Leukopenia

Could your condition cause Leukopenia

Leukopenia

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Carbamazepine, Leukopenia

You may be interested in these reviews

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.