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Review: could Tegretol cause Erectile dysfunction?

Summary: Erectile dysfunction could be caused by Tegretol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Neurontin, and have Epilepsy.

We study 23,927 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 102 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction 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.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 132,569 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 23,859 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 104 people (0.44%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.08% of all the 128,331 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in Tegretol reports

Time on Tegretol when people have Erectile dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erectile dysfunction4.35%0.00%0.00%0.00%13.04%21.74%60.87%

Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Tegretol * :

FemaleMale
Erectile dysfunction5.93%94.07%

Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Tegretol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%5.81%13.95%20.93%23.26%11.63%24.42%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Tegretol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction0.00%45.45%45.45%9.09%

How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (32 people, 30.77%)
  2. Pain (12 people, 11.54%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (6 people, 5.77%)
  4. Hypertension (5 people, 4.81%)
  5. Parkinson's disease (5 people, 4.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (29 people, 27.88%)
  2. Lamictal (19 people, 18.27%)
  3. Keppra (17 people, 16.35%)
  4. Oxycontin (16 people, 15.38%)
  5. Topamax (15 people, 14.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Tegretol (carbamazepine) is often used for epilepsy. Find out below the conditions Tegretol is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I can get an erection but cannot keep one for many years now.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I HAVE BEEN TAKING TEGRETOL AND LITHIUM FOR 17 YEARS AND ABOUT 3 YEARS AGO
    I HAVE HAD HARD ON PROBLEMS.!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • Don't obtain random erections at all. Very difficult to get and maintain an errection

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