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Review: could Tegretol cause Anxiety?

Summary: Anxiety could be caused by Tegretol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Neurontin, and have Pain.

We study 23,927 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 620 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Tegretol

Tegretol (latest outcomes from 24,778 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.

Anxiety

Anxiety (latest reports from 1,277,961 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 23,927 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 696 people (2.91%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,274,845 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anxiety in Tegretol reports

Time on Tegretol when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety38.71%36.56%1.08%2.15%7.53%8.60%5.38%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Tegretol * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety61.36%38.64%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Tegretol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.14%1.08%7.04%11.77%16.51%22.73%17.19%23.55%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Tegretol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety0.00%50.00%33.33%16.67%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (106 people, 15.23%)
  2. Depression (93 people, 13.36%)
  3. Epilepsy (87 people, 12.50%)
  4. Anxiety (71 people, 10.20%)
  5. Convulsion (66 people, 9.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (152 people, 21.84%)
  2. Seroquel (117 people, 16.81%)
  3. Tegretol-xr (92 people, 13.22%)
  4. Valium (86 people, 12.36%)
  5. Zoloft (84 people, 12.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I started losing my hair more when I started taking the tramadol for pain. I have lost quite a bit of hair since then and started balding on the top of my head. I don't know if it is hormonal or from all the medication I am on because I know that can cause hair loss also. My hair is also limp and lifeless and I have gained about 15 pounds since being on the tramadol. It is the only medication that helps with my pain and chronic anxiety caused by the Cymbalta so I don't know what else to do.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • major death in the family 6 months ago, went into a severe depressive state and continue to be there.... do not know what to do.

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