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Review: could Tegretol cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain 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 Zyprexa, and have Depression.
We study 23,969 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 524 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Tegretol (latest outcomes from 24,829 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.
Weight gain (latest reports from 75,856 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 25, 2014: 23,969 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 524 people (2.19%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Tegretol when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||43.40%||28.30%||5.66%||5.66%||7.55%||1.89%||7.55% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Tegretol * :
|Weight gain||67.90%||32.10% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Tegretol * :
|Weight gain||0.60%||3.43%||9.27%||13.31%||13.71%||26.81%||19.96%||12.90% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Tegretol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (90 people, 17.18%)
- Bipolar disorder (68 people, 12.98%)
- Convulsion (58 people, 11.07%)
- Epilepsy (46 people, 8.78%)
- Sleep disorder (41 people, 7.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (142 people, 27.10%)
- Seroquel (104 people, 19.85%)
- Tegretol-xr (76 people, 14.50%)
- Klonopin (75 people, 14.31%)
- Depakote (73 people, 13.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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