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Review: Topamax and Norco

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Topamax and Norco. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,481 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 29, 2014: 1,481 people who reported to have interactions when taking Topamax, Norco are studied

Trend of Topamax, Norco's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (5789514)

Drug combinations in study:
- Topamax (topiramate)
- Norco (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate)

eHealthMe real world results:

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)
InteractionNumber of reports
Anxiety475
Vomiting320
Pain304
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)300
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)232
Headache (pain in head)219
Depression178
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)178
Back Pain145
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)145

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)
InteractionNumber of reports
Anxiety40
Memory Impairment23
Depression20
Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)20
Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)18
Pain14
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)13
Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)9
Loss Of Consciousness9
Migraine (headache)8

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Topamax0.00%16.67%37.50%20.83%25.00%
Norco0.00%22.22%50.00%16.67%11.11%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain
  2. Migraine
  3. Depression
  4. Foetal exposure during pregnancy
  5. Back pain

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel
  2. Vicodin
  3. Lortab
  4. Neurontin
  5. Xanax

* 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. 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • 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?

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

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