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

We study 23,952 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.

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Tegretol

Tegretol (latest outcomes from 24,814 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.

Drug abuse

Drug abuse (latest reports from 66,309 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, drug dependence.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 23,952 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 77 people (0.32%) have Drug Abuse.

Trend of Drug abuse in Tegretol reports

Time on Tegretol 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 Tegretol * :

FemaleMale
Drug abuse49.37%50.63%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug abuse0.00%1.52%6.06%1.52%51.52%12.12%9.09%18.18%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (24 people, 31.17%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (4 people, 5.19%)
  3. Depression (3 people, 3.90%)
  4. Epilepsy (2 people, 2.60%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 2.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (41 people, 53.25%)
  2. Neurontin (35 people, 45.45%)
  3. Vicodin (30 people, 38.96%)
  4. Oxycontin (28 people, 36.36%)
  5. Ativan (27 people, 35.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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