Review: could Tegretol cause Drug abuse?
This is a review of Drug abuse (Drug Abuse And Dependence) by studying 23,839 people who take Tegretol. We analyze: the time on Tegretol when people have Drug abuse, gender and age of these people, the severity of Drug abuse, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Tegretol. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Tegretol (latest outcomes from 24,763 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Tegretol include convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis, fever, rashes, dizziness.
Drug abuse (latest reports from 61,011 patients) has been reported by people with pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, back pain, migraine.
On Mar, 11, 2014: 23,839 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 77 people (0.32%) have Drug Abuse. They amount to 0.12% of all the 63,004 people who have Drug Abuse.
Time on Tegretol when people have Drug abuse * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drug abuse||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Tegretol * :
|Drug abuse||49.37%||50.63% |
Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Tegretol * :
|Drug abuse||0.00%||1.52%||6.06%||1.52%||51.52%||12.12%||9.09%||18.18% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (24 people, 31.17%)
- Bipolar disorder (4 people, 5.19%)
- Depression (3 people, 3.90%)
- Epilepsy (2 people, 2.60%)
- Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 2.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (41 people, 53.25%)
- Neurontin (35 people, 45.45%)
- Vicodin (30 people, 38.96%)
- Oxycontin (28 people, 36.36%)
- Ativan (27 people, 35.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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