Review: could Tegretol cause Memory Impairment?


Summary

Memory impairment is found among people who take Tegretol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Epilepsy . We study 23,856 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 639 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.

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Tegretol

Tegretol has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Tegretol 24,547 users)

Memory Impairment

Memory impairment has been reported by people with weakness, confusional state, diarrhea, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 61,139 Memory impairment patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

23,856 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol.
Among them, 639 people (2.68%) have Memory Impairment


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tegretol cause Memory impairment?

Time on Tegretol when people have Memory Impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.93 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.36 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Tegretol *:

  • female: 63.92 %
  • male: 36.08 %

Age of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Tegretol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.45 %
  • 10-19: 6.42 %
  • 20-29: 11.59 %
  • 30-39: 15.73 %
  • 40-49: 17.39 %
  • 50-59: 20.7 %
  • 60+: 26.71 %

Severity if Memory Impairment when taking Tegretol **:

  • least: 3.7 %
  • moderate: 48.15 %
  • severe: 40.74 %
  • most severe: 7.41 %

How people recovered from Memory Impairment **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 7.69 %
  • not yet: 92.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (136 people)
  • Depression (58 people)
  • Convulsion (52 people)
  • Pain (39 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (31 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (66 people)
  • Lamictal (56 people)
  • Topamax (51 people)
  • Seroquel (44 people)
  • Zoloft (41 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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