Tegretol and Weight gain - from FDA reports


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 Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Tegretol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 32,225 people who have side effects when taking Tegretol from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 23, 2017

32,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol.
Among them, 664 people (2.06%) have Weight gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tegretol cause Weight gain?

Time on Tegretol when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 56.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 6.25 %

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Tegretol *:

  • female: 69.27 %
  • male: 30.73 %

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Tegretol *:

  • 0-1: 0.57 %
  • 2-9: 3.23 %
  • 10-19: 7.21 %
  • 20-29: 9.68 %
  • 30-39: 14.42 %
  • 40-49: 26.19 %
  • 50-59: 22.58 %
  • 60+: 16.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (90 people, 13.55%)
  • Depression (78 people, 11.75%)
  • Convulsion (44 people, 6.63%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (42 people, 6.33%)
  • Sleep Disorder (38 people, 5.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (130 people, 19.58%)
  • Seroquel (102 people, 15.36%)
  • Depakote (84 people, 12.65%)
  • Neurontin (65 people, 9.79%)
  • Klonopin (65 people, 9.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (103 people, 15.51%)
  • Dizziness (90 people, 13.55%)
  • Convulsion (89 people, 13.40%)
  • Drowsiness (86 people, 12.95%)
  • Headache (81 people, 12.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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