Review: could Tegretol cause White blood cell count decreased?
Summary: 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 23,991 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 has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 24,855 Tegretol users)
White blood cell count decreased
White blood cell count decreased has been reported by people with hepatitis c, schizophrenia, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 35,331 White blood cell count decreased patients)
On Mar, 15, 2015: 23,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 359 people (1.50%) have White Blood Cell Count Decreased.
Time on Tegretol when people have White blood cell count decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|White blood cell count decreased||54.35%||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 * :
|White blood cell count decreased||51.96%||48.04% |
Age of people who have White blood cell count decreased when taking Tegretol * :
|White blood cell count decreased||0.00%||7.04%||11.17%||9.22%||12.86%||11.89%||19.66%||28.16% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (95 people, 26.46%)
- Convulsion (33 people, 9.19%)
- Insomnia (22 people, 6.13%)
- Constipation (22 people, 6.13%)
- Bipolar disorder (15 people, 4.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Keppra (27 people, 7.52%)
- Zyprexa (27 people, 7.52%)
- Phenytoin (23 people, 6.41%)
- Tegretol-xr (21 people, 5.85%)
- Lamictal (21 people, 5.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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