Review: could Tegretol cause Simple partial seizures?
Summary: Simple partial seizures is found among people who take Tegretol, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take medication Keppra, and have Epilepsy.
We study 23,981 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 has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 24,843 Tegretol users)
Simple partial seizures
Simple partial seizures (seizures which affect only a small region of the brain) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 998 Simple partial seizures patients)
On Jan, 20, 2015: 23,981 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 45 people (0.19%) have Simple Partial Seizures.
Time on Tegretol when people have Simple partial seizures * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Simple partial seizures||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||87.50% |
Gender of people who have Simple partial seizures when taking Tegretol * :
|Simple partial seizures||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Simple partial seizures when taking Tegretol * :
|Simple partial seizures||0.00%||2.63%||0.00%||13.16%||26.32%||7.89%||28.95%||21.05% |
Severity of Simple partial seizures when taking Tegretol ** :
How people recovered from Simple partial seizures ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (18 people, 40.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 6.67%)
- Partial seizures (3 people, 6.67%)
- Convulsion (3 people, 6.67%)
- Simple partial seizures (2 people, 4.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Keppra (20 people, 44.44%)
- Lamictal (11 people, 24.44%)
- Topamax (10 people, 22.22%)
- Neurontin (9 people, 20.00%)
- Carbamazepine (9 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am taking ZEN 100(Carbamazepine tablets) on advice of my doctor from JAN 2013, for my SEIZURES. Lately, my weight has increased by quite kilos, despite my diet remaining same.
I want to confirm does prolonged use of this drug cause obesity.
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I have partial seizures that affects my right side. It's caused by having a brain tumor on the left side when I was younger that was removed. I'm taking 600mg of Carbamazepine a day.
I have muscle weakness and pain on my right arm and leg a lot. There are times when I can't even pick up a water bottle with my right hand without feeling like I'm going to drop it. The pain almost feels like growing pains but I stopped growing 4 years ago.
Has anyone had this and figured out things that helped like pain relievers, heat, cold, anything? Right now I just rest but it'd be nice to have something to actually help with the pain.
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