Review: could Trileptal cause Narcotic Abuse?


Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Trileptal, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Anxiety . We study 12,514 people who have side effects while taking Trileptal from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Trileptal has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Trileptal 13,252 users)

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with breathing - slowed or stopped, drug withdrawal syndrome, drowsiness, drug abuse and dependence, multiple drug overdose (latest reports from 20,490 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

12,514 people reported to have side effects when taking Trileptal.
Among them, 29 people (0.23%) have Narcotic Abuse

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Trileptal cause Narcotic abuse?

Time on Trileptal when people have Narcotic Abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Trileptal *:

  • female: 89.66 %
  • male: 10.34 %

Age of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Trileptal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 8 %
  • 20-29: 64 %
  • 30-39: 4 %
  • 40-49: 24 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (16 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (15 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (13 people)
  • Headache (12 people)
  • Insomnia (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (19 people)
  • Topamax (17 people)
  • Ambien (17 people)
  • Zyprexa (15 people)
  • Klonopin (15 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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