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 23,993 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 525 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Tegretol has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 24,859 Tegretol users)
Weight Gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,706 Weight Gain patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 23,991 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 525 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||42.59%||27.78%||5.56%||5.56%||9.26%||1.85%||7.41% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Tegretol * :
|Weight gain||67.95%||32.05% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Tegretol * :
|Weight gain||0.60%||3.42%||9.26%||13.48%||13.68%||26.76%||19.92%||12.88% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Tegretol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||28.57%||42.86%||28.57% |
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, 17.14%)
- Bipolar disorder (68 people, 12.95%)
- Convulsion (58 people, 11.05%)
- Epilepsy (46 people, 8.76%)
- Sleep disorder (41 people, 7.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (142 people, 27.05%)
- Seroquel (104 people, 19.81%)
- Tegretol-xr (77 people, 14.67%)
- Klonopin (75 people, 14.29%)
- Depakote (73 people, 13.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Tegretol for a 46-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder.
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Simvastatin, Hydroxyzine, Effexor Xr for a 36-year old woman with Hypertension, High Blood Cholesterol, Insomnia, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Effexor for a 45-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Seroquel for a 40-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Vesicare for a 36-year old woman with Overactive Bladder. The patient has Weight Gain
Recent Tegretol related drug comparison:
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