Lexapro and Topamax drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lexapro and Topamax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,018 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 54,144 users)

Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 35,600 users)

On Feb, 09, 2017

2,018 people who take Lexapro, Topamax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lexapro and Topamax drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • somnolence
  • hepatitis cholestatic
  • overdose
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • grand mal convulsion
  • hypokalaemia
  • leukopenia
  • agitation
  • anxiety
1 - 6 months:
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • headache
  • somnolence
  • agitation
  • decreased appetite
  • hypokalaemia
  • hypomagnesaemia
6 - 12 months:
  • emotional disorder
  • suicide attempt
  • drug toxicity
  • growth retardation
  • hypospadias
  • overdose
  • agitation
  • depression
  • somnolence
  • thrombocytopenia
1 - 2 years:
  • convulsion
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • obesity
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • acute respiratory failure
  • chest pain
2 - 5 years:
  • vitamin d deficiency
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain upper
  • amnesia
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • chest pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • dizziness
5 - 10 years:
  • emotional distress
  • premature delivery
  • anxiety
  • chorioamnionitis
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • bipolar disorder
  • stress
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • cleft lip and palate
10+ years:
  • back disorder
  • balance disorder
  • breast cancer female
  • dizziness
  • eructation
  • fibromyalgia
  • migraine
  • musculoskeletal discomfort
  • petit mal epilepsy
  • pre-existing condition improved
not specified:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
male:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • suicidal ideation
  • nausea
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • feeding disorder neonatal
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug exposure via breast milk
  • sedation
  • abasia
  • abdominal pain
  • abscess
  • amnesia
  • anaemia
  • atrial septal defect
2-9:
  • seizure
  • paresis
  • axillary mass
  • bone pain
  • breast cancer
  • drug exposure via breast milk
  • feeding disorder neonatal
  • irritability
  • medical device complication
  • metastases to lymph nodes
10-19:
  • anxiety
  • agitation
  • somnolence
  • anaemia
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • decreased appetite
  • febrile neutropenia
  • hypokalaemia
  • hypomagnesaemia
20-29:
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • weight increased
  • urinary tract infection
  • nausea
  • diabetes mellitus
30-39:
  • depression
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • convulsion
  • diabetes mellitus
  • headache
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • pulmonary embolism
  • dyspnoea
40-49:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • weight increased
50-59:
  • depression
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • weight increased
  • diabetes mellitus
60+:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • headache
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Topamax (topiramate) is often used to treat migraine. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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