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Review: could Tegretol cause Simple partial seizures?

We study 23,952 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Simple partial seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Simple partial seizures and more.

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Tegretol

Tegretol (latest outcomes from 24,811 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.

Simple partial seizures

Simple partial seizures (seizures which affect only a small region of the brain) (latest reports from 3,174 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, back pain.

On Aug, 29, 2014: 23,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 45 people (0.19%) have Simple Partial Seizures. They amount to 1.42% of all the 3,174 people who have Simple Partial Seizures on eHealthMe.

Trend of Simple partial seizures in Tegretol reports

Time on Tegretol when people have Simple partial seizures * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Simple partial seizures12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%87.50%

Gender of people who have Simple partial seizures when taking Tegretol * :

FemaleMale
Simple partial seizures50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Simple partial seizures when taking Tegretol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Simple partial seizures0.00%2.63%0.00%13.16%26.32%7.89%28.95%21.05%

Severity of Simple partial seizures when taking Tegretol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Simple partial seizures ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (18 people, 40.00%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 6.67%)
  3. Partial seizures (3 people, 6.67%)
  4. Convulsion (3 people, 6.67%)
  5. Simple partial seizures (2 people, 4.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Keppra (20 people, 44.44%)
  2. Lamictal (11 people, 24.44%)
  3. Topamax (10 people, 22.22%)
  4. Neurontin (9 people, 20.00%)
  5. Carbamazepine (9 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Psychiatrist is reducing Seroquel dosage and my depression is increasing. Reason for decrease is pre diabetic sugar levels, but diabetes is in my family.I read anti depressants can increase depression in bipolar 2 patients. The studies I've read shoe no clear answers. How do I decide? I am tired of being non functional.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • controlled seizures for the last 14 years out of 25 being epilepticI take 1200 milligrams of carbamazepine and 10 milligrams of clobazam a day

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