Review: Weight gain in Tegretol
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 23, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Weight gain (Weight increased) by studying 23,067 people who take Tegretol. We analyze: the time on Tegretol when people have Weight gain, gender and age of these people, the severity of Weight gain, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Tegretol. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Tegretol (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Tegretol include convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, fever, rashes, nausea aggravated.
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 23,049 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 511 people (2.22%) 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||46.00%||30.00%||6.00%||6.00%||6.00%||2.00%||4.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Tegretol * :
|Weight gain||67.00%||33.00% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Tegretol * :
|Weight gain||0.61%||3.48%||9.41%||13.50%||13.70%||27.20%||19.02%||13.09% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Tegretol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||20.00%||40.00%||40.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (89 people, 17.42%)
- Bipolar disorder (66 people, 12.92%)
- Convulsion (58 people, 11.35%)
- Epilepsy (46 people, 9.00%)
- Sleep disorder (40 people, 7.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (140 people, 27.40%)
- Seroquel (100 people, 19.57%)
- Tegretol-xr (75 people, 14.68%)
- Klonopin (75 people, 14.68%)
- Depakote (70 people, 13.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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