Review: Topamax and Norco drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Topamax and Norco. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,426 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,399 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.
Norco (latest outcomes from 6,696 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 1,426 people who reported to have interactions when taking Topamax, Norco are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Topamax (topiramate)
- Norco (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Topamax, Norco:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||202|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||161|
|Headache (pain in head)||155|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||121|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Topamax, Norco:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)||10|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||10|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||7|
|Loss Of Consciousness||5|
|Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)||4|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Foetal exposure during pregnancy
- Back pain
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Topamax (topiramate) is often used to treat migraine. Norco (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used to treat pain relief by acupuncture. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Topamax is used in:
- Norco is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Topamax alternatives:
- Norco alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
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I am on Remicade once a month since July 22nd of 2013. Had a great response until I hurt my low back again. Then the back pain just worked it's way right up my spine to the neck. I have had neck fusion one level...several bad discs. A knee replacement, a shoulder reconstruction etc. The numbness and tingling in my left hand and buzzing in my left ear are driving me nuts. A recent hearing exam showed I had nerve problems there as well. Don't know what to think. Had a brain MRI it showed normal. Now thinking a spinal tap in order?
Was given Demerol and Phenergan IM and Kenalog last night at the doctors office and that helped tremendously, but only until those medications wore off and then I had to start taking what I was prescribed. Lortab 10/650 and Phenergan 25mg. The doctor also increased my Topamax from 100mg a day to 200mg a day. That kept them away last time, so hopefully it will this time as well. I think I may of gotten 1 in a year, where I was getting them twice a week. They help, but basically I will have to tough it out a couple more days.
donna p on Jul, 12, 2013:
I didn't experience neither suicidal ideation or anger on this combination of meds.
I NEED all of them.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By douglas: Can norco cause heartburn
The use of Norco is causing heartburn. I.ve used various drugs with hydrocodone and Tylenol type drugs such as Lortab, Vicodin, etc. But I,ve never had one cause severe heartburn like this Norco does.
- By DianeR: I have been taking loratab 7.5 for several years with no problem and have been switched to the norco 7.5/325 and have been not feeling well is there a difference in ingredients/
Has anyone else experienced side effects while taking this? I actually feel like I am being poisoned. Is there an alternative out there?
- By Joeb: How do i get photosensitive better and off oxycodone
I had some type of reaction to my Medication a few weeks ago. My Pain Doctor seams not to know what to do. WOW And I trusted him. But now light bothers me very much with my eye's. I can't even go out in the day time right now. First of all what is safe to take that will take place for my pain meds?? ...
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- By AJ47: Topomax & memory loss
I was on Topomax for approximately 12-13 years (for seizures) and have suffered severe memory loss as a result. I'd like to share some examples of my memory loss in case it can help someone else. Before I went off the drug, I had to listen to other peoples conversations to know who I was talking to. ...
- By LilahnIsaiahsmom2425: Former mirena user/ epileptic / never again
I had my Mirena IUD inserted in March of 2006. I had my first seizure in 2008. I was then diagnosed with epilepsy. I had the IUD removed in 2008. I delivered my second child in 2008 I had preterm labor with my son my cervix started dilating at 25 weeks. I was on bed rest for the remainder 14 weeks. ...
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