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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 reports of 1,607 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Topamax (what 24,523 Topamax users reported?) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is used in migraine.

Norco (what 6,817 Norco users reported?) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is used in pain.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 1,607 people who take Topamax, Norco are studied

Topamax, Norco outcomes

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

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Topamax is effective27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
24.00%
(6 of 25 people)
47.06%
(8 of 17 people)
53.85%
(7 of 13 people)
44.44%
(12 of 27 people)
58.82%
(10 of 17 people)
41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Norco is effective30.43%
(7 of 23 people)
35.71%
(5 of 14 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
39.13%
(9 of 23 people)
53.85%
(14 of 26 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
35.71%
(5 of 14 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PainDepressionAnaemiaDepressionPainDepressionPulmonary EmbolismPain
DepressionGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseEmotional DistressPulmonary EmbolismGallbladder DisorderLoss Of ConsciousnessDizziness PosturalNausea
Confusional StateHeadacheAsthmaAnxietyCholecystitis ChronicMaternal Exposure During PregnancyDeep Vein ThrombosisHeadache
Feeling AbnormalPainAnkyloglossia CongenitalConfusional StateEmotional DistressParaesthesiaIrritable Bowel SyndromeAnxiety
Drug IneffectiveCleft PalateMultiple AllergiesDyspnoeaCholelithiasisUterine SpasmEczema ExacerbatedDepression
Memory ImpairmentAnxietyCleft UvulaSuicidal IdeationVomitingVaginal HaemorrhageThinking SlowedFatigue
AgitationDevelopmental DelaySpeech DisorderMemory ImpairmentMemory ImpairmentAnxietyDiarrhoeaBack Pain
DyspnoeaPneumonia AspirationCleft PalateInsomniaHeadacheBipolar DisorderFatigueVomiting
AnxietyTremorConstipationProcedural PainMigraineNauseaBalance DisorderWeight Increased
HeadacheConstipationDevelopmental DelayFolliculitisInjuryConfusionBone And Joint PainDyspnoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Topamax is effective44.44%
(48 of 108 people)
26.67%
(4 of 15 people)
Norco is effective40.18%
(45 of 112 people)
20.00%
(3 of 15 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
NauseaHeadache
HeadacheDepression
AnxietyAnxiety
DepressionNausea
FatigueInsomnia
VomitingParaesthesia
MigraineConfusional State
Weight IncreasedDrug Ineffective
Back PainSuicidal Ideation

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Topamax is effectiven/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
33.33%
(6 of 18 people)
18.60%
(16 of 86 people)
19.78%
(18 of 91 people)
20.75%
(11 of 53 people)
0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
Norco is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
47.06%
(8 of 17 people)
21.43%
(18 of 84 people)
13.25%
(11 of 83 people)
20.00%
(11 of 55 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Foetal Exposure During Pregnancyn/aNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisPainPainNauseaPainMyocardial Infarction
DeathCardiac ArrestDeep Vein ThrombosisHeadacheHeadacheNauseaPain
Diabetic ComplicationPainPulmonary EmbolismDepressionPainFatiguePneumonia
PancreatitisCholecystitis ChronicCholecystitis ChronicSuicidal IdeationFatigueWeight IncreasedAsthenia
Pancreatitis ChronicMyocardial FibrosisDepressionNauseaDepressionDyspnoeaFall
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusMetaplasiaInjuryVomitingBack PainWeight DecreasedDyspnoea
Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromePain In ExtremityAnxietyMigraineFallHeadacheAnxiety
Pulmonary EmbolismMobility DecreasedDyspnoeaParaesthesiaInsomniaFallNausea
Suicide AttemptSkin IndurationCholelithiasisWeight IncreasedAnxietyDizzinessTooth Disorder
Systemic Lupus ErythematosusPulmonary EmbolismNauseaAnxietyVomitingMigraineCardiomyopathy

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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