Tegretol and White blood cell count decreased - from FDA reports
White blood cell count decreased is found among people who take Tegretol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Keppra, and have Epilepsy . We study 30,710 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA. Among them, 445 have White blood cell count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have White blood cell count decreased and more.
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Tegretol has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Tegretol 32,305 users)
White Blood Cell Count Decreased
White blood cell count decreased has been reported by people with hepatitis c, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, schizophrenia, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 54,926 White blood cell count decreased patients).
On Feb, 10, 2017
30,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol.
Among them, 445 people (1.45%) have White Blood Cell Count Decreased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tegretol when people have White Blood Cell Count Decreased *:
- < 1 month: 52.38 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.25 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.44 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.4 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.72 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.04 %
- 10+ years: 4.76 %
Gender of people who have White Blood Cell Count Decreased when taking Tegretol *:
- female: 53.27 %
- male: 46.73 %
Age of people who have White Blood Cell Count Decreased when taking Tegretol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 4.45 %
- 10-19: 10.99 %
- 20-29: 9.16 %
- 30-39: 11.52 %
- 40-49: 11.52 %
- 50-59: 18.85 %
- 60+: 33.51 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (81 people, 18.20%)
- Convulsion (31 people, 6.97%)
- Preventive Health Care (28 people, 6.29%)
- Constipation (23 people, 5.17%)
- Insomnia (20 people, 4.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Keppra (34 people, 7.64%)
- Lamictal (27 people, 6.07%)
- Zyprexa (24 people, 5.39%)
- Depakene (20 people, 4.49%)
- Famotidine (18 people, 4.04%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Thrombocytopenia (172 people, 38.65%)
- Fever (110 people, 24.72%)
- Haemoglobin Decreased (85 people, 19.10%)
- Neutrophil Count Decreased (77 people, 17.30%)
- Red Blood Cell Count Decreased (68 people, 15.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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