Tegretol and Memory impairment - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Memory impairment with Tegretol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 31,704 people who have side effects when taking Tegretol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

31,704 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol.
Among them, 722 people (2.28%) have Memory Impairment


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Could Tegretol cause Memory impairment?

Time on Tegretol when people have Memory Impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.25 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

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

  • female: 62.46 %
  • male: 37.54 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.37 %
  • 10-19: 5.86 %
  • 20-29: 8.01 %
  • 30-39: 15.04 %
  • 40-49: 18.36 %
  • 50-59: 22.66 %
  • 60+: 28.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (159 people, 22.02%)
  • Depression (70 people, 9.70%)
  • Convulsion (69 people, 9.56%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (56 people, 7.76%)
  • Pain (53 people, 7.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (78 people, 10.80%)
  • Keppra (69 people, 9.56%)
  • Lamictal (65 people, 9.00%)
  • Topamax (61 people, 8.45%)
  • Seroquel (54 people, 7.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (145 people, 20.08%)
  • Dizziness (132 people, 18.28%)
  • Convulsion (127 people, 17.59%)
  • Depression (115 people, 15.93%)
  • Drowsiness (109 people, 15.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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