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 . We study 30,710 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA. Among them, 698 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 seizures. (latest outcomes from Tegretol 32,301 users)

Memory Impairment

Memory impairment has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,164 Memory impairment patients).

On Jan, 19, 2017

30,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol.
Among them, 698 people (2.27%) have Memory Impairment


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tegretol cause Memory impairment?

Time on Tegretol when people have Memory Impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 37.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.97 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.28 %
  • 10+ years: 12.82 %

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

  • female: 62.96 %
  • male: 37.04 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.41 %
  • 10-19: 6.05 %
  • 20-29: 8.27 %
  • 30-39: 15.12 %
  • 40-49: 18.35 %
  • 50-59: 22.18 %
  • 60+: 28.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (153 people, 21.92%)
  • Depression (69 people, 9.89%)
  • Convulsion (69 people, 9.89%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (55 people, 7.88%)
  • Pain (53 people, 7.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (78 people, 11.17%)
  • Lamictal (63 people, 9.03%)
  • Keppra (62 people, 8.88%)
  • Topamax (61 people, 8.74%)
  • Seroquel (54 people, 7.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (139 people, 19.91%)
  • Dizziness (128 people, 18.34%)
  • Convulsion (127 people, 18.19%)
  • Depression (113 people, 16.19%)
  • Drowsiness (109 people, 15.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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