Review: could Tegretol cause Impulse-control disorder?
Summary: Impulse-control disorder is found among people who take Tegretol, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Valproate sodium, and have Cranial nerve disorder.
We study 23,991 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Impulse-control disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Impulse-control disorder and more.
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Tegretol has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 24,855 Tegretol users)
Impulse-control disorder has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, restless leg syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain. (latest reports from 928 Impulse-control disorder patients)
On Mar, 11, 2015: 23,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 13 people (0.05%) have Impulse-control Disorder.
Time on Tegretol when people have Impulse-control disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Impulse-control disorder||25.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Impulse-control disorder when taking Tegretol * :
|Impulse-control disorder||29.17%||70.83% |
Age of people who have Impulse-control disorder when taking Tegretol * :
|Impulse-control disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.76%||9.52%||61.90%||4.76%||19.05% |
Severity of Impulse-control disorder when taking Tegretol ** :
How people recovered from Impulse-control disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cranial nerve disorder (4 people, 30.77%)
- Herpes zoster (4 people, 30.77%)
- Personality change due to a general medical condition (4 people, 30.77%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (3 people, 23.08%)
- Essential hypertension (2 people, 15.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Valproate sodium (12 people, 92.31%)
- Phenytoin (12 people, 92.31%)
- Haloperidol decanoate (12 people, 92.31%)
- Primidone (12 people, 92.31%)
- Amitriptyline hcl (4 people, 30.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Tegretol-xr for a 45-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Mood Disorder
- A study of side effects of Tegretol for a 46-year old woman with Trigeminal Neuralgia. The patient has Headache
- A study of side effects of Tegretol for a 25-year old man with Head Trauma. The patient has Eye Twitch
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