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

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

We study 23,981 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 has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 24,846 Tegretol users)

Drug abuse

Drug abuse has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, drug dependence. (latest reports from 19,954 Drug abuse patients)

On Jan, 17, 2015: 23,981 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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    I have muscle weakness and pain on my right arm and leg a lot. There are times when I can't even pick up a water bottle with my right hand without feeling like I'm going to drop it. The pain almost feels like growing pains but I stopped growing 4 years ago.

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