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How effective is Topamax for Fibromyalgia?

Summary: 13 Topamax users have rated its effectiveness for Fibromyalgia.

Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a review of how effective Topamax (topiramate) is for Fibromyalgia and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,599 Topamax users)

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Flexeril. (latest reports from 26,917 Fibromyalgia patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 13 people are studied for taking Topamax in Fibromyalgia




Topamax effectiveness for Fibromyalgia


Long term Topamax effectiveness for Fibromyalgia

Topamax effectiveness for Fibromyalgia (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall13513
Long term
(1+ years)
02303

Gender of people who take Topamax for Fibromyalgia * :

FemaleMale
Fibromyalgia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who take Topamax for Fibromyalgia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%30.77%61.54%7.69%0.00%

Who find Topamax more effective for Fibromyalgia?

Gender of people who find Topamax more effective * :

FemaleMale
Fibromyalgia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who find Topamax more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Cannabidiol interact topiramate
    Chronic Migraines, taking Topomax & propanidol with mild success. Are there any major interactions with cannabidiol (CBD)and the drugs I'm taking?
  • Can daliresp cause sever lower back pain and light perioud bleeding?
    I started Daliresp tab.and i began having a really bad rash in my private parts .. by the 3rd day i started having awful pain in my lower back with some light blood in my urin, now i have this severe pain and its as if i have a light perioud. i had a comple hysterectomy in 2003,due to overian cancer. i will call my pulmonaligist who put me on this medication on monday the 26th . but i am concern thats why i am asking ...
  • Does humira cause excessive sweating?
    Having psoriaticarthritis,fibromyalgia,psoriais,restless leg syndrome,roseacea and high blood pressure means complex health issues and a complex list of medication to go with it. Iam suffering extreme sweating,flushing and now a tickled cough. Now it could be due to going through the change (menopause) but that started a year ago and although I was getting the flushes and sweating,it was nothing like it is now! To me,it seems the excessive sweating started roughly a month after taking Humira. Having so many health issues I'm in tune with any changes and note and monitor them. I started Humira 10 months ago now. My Psoriasis has cleared completely so I'm really pleased. Usually,there's a trade off and you end up with something else! Could the issues I have be down to a single drug on the list,or a combination?
  • Is it possible to suddenly form ulcers after 20 years of tegretol usage
    have been using tegretol and Topamax for over 20 years and only now starting to get severe mouth ulcers
  • Could fibromyalgia be caused from a gram negative infection 37 years ago?
    I have fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue that after being relatively stable is now becoming unmanag. I am trying to trace background my medical history to possibly find a cause for these syndroms.

More questions for: Topamax, Fibromyalgia

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  • Not a great experience
    I was on norvasc for two months and had to go off because of severe swelling of feet and legs. Also rapid heart beat and very profuse sweating. it was horrible. It also raised my blood pressure. after going off BP dropped by @least 10 points both diastolic and systolic.

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