Topamax Vs. Depakote for a male patient aged 7 - from FDA reports


Summary

This is a personalized comparison Topamax, Depakote for a boy aged 7. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 12, 2017

2,180 males aged 7 (±5) who take Topamax, Depakote are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Topamax, Depakote for a male patient aged 7.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 7
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: Complex Partial Seizures

Drugs in this study:

  • Depakote (divalproex sodium)
  • Topamax (topiramate)

eHealthMe real world results for males aged 7 (±5):

Most common side effects:

Topamax:
  • Abnormal Behavior
  • Agitation
  • Convulsion
  • Drowsiness
  • Drug Ineffective
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Nausea And Vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Thrombocytopenia
Depakote:
  • Abnormal Behavior
  • Aggression
  • Agitation
  • Convulsion
  • Drowsiness
  • Drug Ineffective
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Rashes
  • Seizures

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Topamax:
  • Aggression
  • Calculus Urinary
  • Convulsion
  • Dehydration
  • Exercise Tolerance Decreased
  • Hypercalcaemia
  • Memory Loss
  • Pyelonephritis Acute
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sweating - Absent
Depakote:
  • Affective Disorder
  • Aggression
  • Agitation
  • Agranulocytosis
  • Convulsion
  • Drug Level Decreased
  • Hospitalisation
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tremor

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