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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 23,975 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Tegretol and have Simple partial seizures >>>

Tegretol

Tegretol has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (view latest outcomes from 24,833 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 Simple partial seizures 997 patients)

On Dec, 19, 2014: 23,975 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 45 people (0.19%) have Simple Partial Seizures.

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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  • Does carbamazepine cause obesity?? please reply
    (Asked by a 26 year old man who has Seizures, and takes Carbamazepine)
    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. PLEASE REPLY IF EXPERIENCED THE SAME SIDE-EFFECTS OR ...

  • Has anything helped with muscle weakness/pain caused by carbamazepine? or any remedies?
    (Asked by a 19 year old girl who has Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Seizure Disorder, and takes Carbamazepine)
    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 ...

  • I stopped suffering from psoriasis when i started with epilepsy at the age of 32. could there be a reason for this?
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Epilepsy Congenital, and takes Tegretol-xr)
    I would just like to hear from anyone who has both epilepsy and psoriasis to see if they have stopped with psoriasis after the epilepsy was triggered. My epilepsy was triggered at the age of 32 after taking amphetamine. I used to have outbreaks of psoriasis every 7 years but this stopped when the ...

  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
    (Asked by a 64 year old man who has Periodontal Bone Loss, Bone Loss Around Teeth , and takes Guaifenesin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Turmeric, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Fluoxetine, Celexa, Gabapentin, Omeprazole, Pantoprazole, Pentoxifylline, Garcinia Cambogia, Carbamazepine, Tamsulosin, Lisinopril, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Flunisolide)
    Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.

  • What ammount of carbamazepine did people who suffered from ataxia take?
    (Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Trigeminal Neuralgia, and takes TEGRETOL)
    I,M TAKING TWO TABLETS OF 200mg.PER DAY AND I FEEL A BIT DIZZY. I DO NOT WANT TO STOP TAKING IT BECAUSE, OTHERWISE, I WOULD HAVE TO SUFFER THE PAIN WHICH IS UNBEARABLE.

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    I have been having these fainting spells since I was 12 .. It starts with lower abdominal pain followed by feeling light headed then I black out and my body shakes kind of like a seizure but last a few seconds then I come to ..then I feel nausea and also I have chills

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