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Review: could Tegretol cause White blood cell count decreased?

We study 23,952 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 359 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

Tegretol (latest outcomes from 24,811 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.

White blood cell count decreased

White blood cell count decreased (latest reports from 188,261 patients) has been reported by people with hepatitis c, schizophrenia, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 23,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 359 people (1.50%) have White Blood Cell Count Decreased. They amount to 0.19% of all the 188,261 people who have White Blood Cell Count Decreased on eHealthMe.

Trend of White blood cell count decreased in Tegretol reports

Time on Tegretol when people have White blood cell count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
White blood cell count decreased54.35%32.07%3.80%1.63%3.80%0.54%3.80%

Gender of people who have White blood cell count decreased when taking Tegretol * :

FemaleMale
White blood cell count decreased51.96%48.04%

Age of people who have White blood cell count decreased when taking Tegretol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
White blood cell count decreased0.00%7.04%11.17%9.22%12.86%11.89%19.66%28.16%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (95 people, 26.46%)
  2. Convulsion (33 people, 9.19%)
  3. Insomnia (22 people, 6.13%)
  4. Constipation (22 people, 6.13%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (15 people, 4.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Keppra (27 people, 7.52%)
  2. Zyprexa (27 people, 7.52%)
  3. Phenytoin (23 people, 6.41%)
  4. Tegretol-xr (21 people, 5.85%)
  5. Lamictal (21 people, 5.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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