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Review: could Trileptal cause Night sweats?

Summary: Night sweats is found among people who take Trileptal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 11,177 people who have side effects while taking Trileptal from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.

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Trileptal

Trileptal has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 11,896 Trileptal users)

Night sweats

Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 10,663 Night sweats patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 11,177 people reported to have side effects when taking Trileptal. Among them, 21 people (0.19%) have Night Sweats.

Trend of Night sweats in Trileptal reports

Time on Trileptal when people have Night sweats * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Night sweats0.00%50.00%0.00%16.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Night sweats when taking Trileptal * :

FemaleMale
Night sweats71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Night sweats when taking Trileptal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Night sweats0.00%0.00%0.00%15.00%20.00%50.00%10.00%5.00%

Severity of Night sweats when taking Trileptal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Night sweats0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Night sweats ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Night sweats0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (8 people, 38.10%)
  2. Pain (5 people, 23.81%)
  3. Hepatitis c (2 people, 9.52%)
  4. Pain management (2 people, 9.52%)
  5. Bipolar ii disorder (2 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (8 people, 38.10%)
  2. Oxycontin (5 people, 23.81%)
  3. Zyrtec (5 people, 23.81%)
  4. Neurontin (5 people, 23.81%)
  5. Nexium (4 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I ran outta my Trileptal, the last time I took it was in the hospital on Saturday I was there for 2 days and I was normally taking 300mg 2x daily and the hospital gave me 600mg 4x on Saturday and the day before I took the one 300mg I had left in the morning. Since the hospital I have not had any Trileptal to be able to take because they didn't send me home with any because I'm from another State and I'm not sure if that's why but I should have my medicine tomorrow but I feel horrible and I just wanna know if physically I will be alright? Thank you so much and would appreciate a quick responce.
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    As the pain continued without relief, the dosages also adjusted. However, she started a severe case of muscle jerks whenever she moved around like standing up, walk or used her legs or hands. She was not able to live without constant assistance due to the sudden unpredictable muscle convulsion / jerks (similar to "knee jerks" when stimulated). None of the dr.s could determine what was going on. Until ONE Neurologist who treated my mom during her hospitalization following a fall, said that the muscle jerks/convulsions were noted as drug Trieptal side effect. NO WHERE and NO other source my family or I had ever come upon warned about this. That Dr.'s opinion was CONFIRMED when my mom started to slowly get off the Trileptal. Unfortunately, I still haven't seen any warning about this side effect related to the Trileptal. Of course, we are aware of the fact that not every patient might not have affected by this side effect, however, as long as that Dr. advised us and the symptom does subsiding by Trileptal/oxcarbazepine dose reduction from my mom's medication, I think this is necessary to be immediately addressed and studied by the medical society and the Pharma. co. who is making the drug.

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  • Heartrace & elevated Blood Pressure come & go. Short shallow breathing,restlessness,some unknown agitation, & restlessness started when I started Paxil. These symptoms. come & go frequently ,& now after the Trileptin was started 3 days ago , my chest. has been hurting with increased. exercise & nigh sweats started while breathing issues & restlessness have increased. t to the point of not enough sleep . My bowels have been salty smelling. since new years eve due to an overdose on Tylenol extra strength & Klonopin ,which the ER gave me charcoal for,discharging me when the liver levels were okay

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • the night sweats started as soon as my dose on both went up. Trileptal twice a day and seroquel from 50 mg to 100mg.

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • I have been taking 24-hour Zyrtec for 14 years (daily) and due to a recent sinus infection, had to stop taking it to let my sinuses drain. Stayed off the medication for three weeks. I'm back on it again and experiencing some abnormal effects. My hands are aching and sometimes have a burning sensation. It feels like I have a hard time focusing my eyes, or when I do focus, I feel dizzy. This mainly occurs with things I'm looking at up close. I've had nightsweats since I can remember (I'm 27) and lately they have gotten really bad--every night I end up drenched. Could the drug have completely left my system and now I'm having side effects from starting up again? I've missed taking a Zyrtec here and there (once every two+ months) since starting the drug when I was 13, but never had any effects except my allergies and athsma acting up. I'm also concerned becuase I was taking the drug while my body/brain was still developing...could that have caused any effects?

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