Review: could Tegretol cause Muscle Aches?


Summary

Muscle aches is found among people who take Tegretol, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Epilepsy . We study 25,276 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 275 have Muscle aches. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle aches and more.

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Tegretol

Tegretol has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Tegretol 27,721 users)

Muscle Aches

Muscle aches (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, joint pain (latest reports from 83,909 Muscle aches patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

25,276 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol.
Among them, 275 people (1.09%) have Muscle Aches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tegretol cause Muscle aches?

Time on Tegretol when people have Muscle Aches *:

  • < 1 month: 38.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.27 %
  • 10+ years: 20.45 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Aches when taking Tegretol *:

  • female: 67.65 %
  • male: 32.35 %

Age of people who have Muscle Aches when taking Tegretol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.63 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 11.26 %
  • 40-49: 26.41 %
  • 50-59: 25.11 %
  • 60+: 22.51 %

Severity if Muscle Aches when taking Tegretol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Aches **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (44 people)
  • Hypertension (36 people)
  • Pain (26 people)
  • Convulsion (22 people)
  • Depression (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (44 people)
  • Lamictal (31 people)
  • Keppra (28 people)
  • Percocet (23 people)
  • Clonazepam (22 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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