Review: taking Topamax and Ibuprofen together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Topamax and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Topamax and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,385 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 28,047 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 73,378 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

1,385 people who take Topamax, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Topamax and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Topamax:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 46.0% - (7 of 15 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (7 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 12 people)
  • not specified: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Topamax:
  • female: 46.0% - (20 of 43 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 17.0% - (7 of 41 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Topamax:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 40-49: 53.0% - (8 of 15 people)
  • 50-59: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 21.0% - (3 of 14 people)
  • 50-59: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • delirium
  • pneumonia
  • asthma
  • hair - oily
  • menstrual cycle prolonged
  • migraine with aura
  • migraine without aura
  • oily skin
  • seborrhoeic dermatitis
  • visual disturbance
1 - 6 months:
  • emotional disorder
  • anxiety
  • epilepsy
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • pain
  • amnesia
  • arnold-chiari malformation
  • developmental delay
  • pyrexia
  • emotional distress
6 - 12 months:
  • bone marrow depression
  • headache
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • asthma
  • benign intracranial hypertension
  • bipolar i disorder
  • bone and joint pain
  • chest pain
  • cleft lip
1 - 2 years:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • renal failure acute
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • emotional distress
  • major depression
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • bipolar disorder
  • blood iron decreased
  • pneumonia
  • somnolence
  • suicidal ideation
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • emotional distress
  • bipolar disorder
  • tachycardia
  • cholecystitis acute
  • cholelithiasis
  • injury
10+ years:
  • constipation aggravated
  • abdominal bloating
  • aphasia - primary progressive
  • apraxia
  • burping
  • confusional state
  • cyclic vomiting syndrome
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dysphagia aggravated
  • migraine aggravated
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • pulmonary embolism
  • fatigue
  • injury

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • depression
  • injury
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
male:
  • pneumonia
  • headache
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • hypoaesthesia
  • emotional disorder
  • sinusitis
  • neck pain
  • cleft palate
  • deafness

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • pain
  • decreased appetite
  • hyponatraemia
  • myoclonic epilepsy
  • vomiting
  • constipation
  • diabetes insipidus
  • muscle spasms
  • dehydration
  • hypernatraemia
2-9:
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • haematemesis
  • inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
  • coma
  • decreased activity
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • discomfort
10-19:
  • convulsion
  • psychotic disorder
  • headache
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • migraine
  • pain
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • dysphagia
20-29:
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • gallbladder disorder
  • injury
  • abdominal pain
  • emotional distress
  • depression
30-39:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • injury
  • cholelithiasis
  • nausea
  • depression
  • emotional distress
40-49:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • vomiting
  • pulmonary embolism
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
50-59:
  • nausea
  • headache
  • hypoaesthesia
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • neck pain
  • malaise
  • emotional disorder
  • drug ineffective
60+:
  • headache
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • vision blurred
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • stress
  • vomiting
  • fatigue

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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