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Review: could Oxcarbazepine cause Drug abuse (Drug Abuse And Dependence)?

Summary: Drug abuse is found among people who take Oxcarbazepine, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Partial seizures.

We study 2,708 people who have side effects while taking Oxcarbazepine from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.

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Oxcarbazepine

Oxcarbazepine (latest outcomes from 2,889 users) has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.

Trend of oxcarbazepine reports

Drug abuse

Drug abuse (latest reports from 61,447 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia.

Trend of Drug abuse reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 2,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxcarbazepine. Among them, 14 people (0.52%) have Drug Abuse.

Trend of Drug abuse in Oxcarbazepine reports

Time on Oxcarbazepine when people have Drug abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug abuse100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Oxcarbazepine * :

FemaleMale
Drug abuse46.15%53.85%

Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Oxcarbazepine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug abuse0.00%0.00%7.69%30.77%46.15%0.00%7.69%7.69%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Partial seizures (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Convulsion prophylaxis (3 people, 21.43%)
  3. Drug abuse (1 people, 7.14%)
  4. Mania (1 people, 7.14%)
  5. Schizophrenia (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (6 people, 42.86%)
  2. Lormetazepam (3 people, 21.43%)
  3. Flumazenil (3 people, 21.43%)
  4. Temazepam (3 people, 21.43%)
  5. Zolpidem (3 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 32 year old woman who has Epilepsy, and takes Trileptal)
    I do not have seizures very often, but the last one, was 2 months ago. This happened because I combine several wrong actions, like drank alcohol, lack of sleep and I forgot my medicine for 3 days. Thx!

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