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Review: Adderall and Topamax

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Adderall and Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 419 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Adderall (latest outcomes from 16,756 users) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,547 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 419 people who take Adderall, Topamax are studied

Adderall, Topamax outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate)
- Topamax (topiramate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Adderall is effective10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
33.33%
(8 of 24 people)
38.46%
(5 of 13 people)
64.52%
(20 of 31 people)
55.56%
(15 of 27 people)
68.42%
(13 of 19 people)
83.33%
(5 of 6 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
Topamax is effective16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
21.05%
(4 of 19 people)
7.69%
(1 of 13 people)
37.04%
(10 of 27 people)
48.15%
(13 of 27 people)
60.00%
(12 of 20 people)
81.82%
(9 of 11 people)
0.00%
(0 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
InsomniaDizzinessMood SwingsHeadacheNeck PainInsomniaDizzinessFatigue
Suicidal IdeationChest PainInitial InsomniaInsomniaDizzinessLoss Of EmploymentHeadachePain
Dry MouthDissociative FugueUrge IncontinenceDizzinessIrritabilityHyperhidrosisVision BlurredDepression
Weight DecreasedDepressionLethargyExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessUrinary Tract InfectionNight SweatsHeadache
DizzinessDisturbance In AttentionThroat TightnessNauseaNauseaFeeling Hot And ColdItchingDrug Ineffective
Heart Rate IncreasedEye PainAir SwallowingUrinary Tract InfectionHeadacheBack PainSeborrhoeic DermatitisNausea
DepressionDehydrationIrritabilityLightheadednessHeadachesFeeling HotFatigueWeight Increased
HeadacheHallucinationDepression NosUti - RecurrentDry MouthSleep AttacksAbdominal PainTremor
HallucinationBipolar I DisorderBlood Pressure IncreasedSneezingCholecystitis ChronicLow SexMood ChangesChest Pain
Impaired Work AbilityMenorrhagiaBlood PressureHivesTeeth ClinchingNight SweatsIrritabilityOedema Peripheral

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Adderall is effective50.40%
(63 of 125 people)
50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
Topamax is effective40.16%
(49 of 122 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
FatigueDiarrhoea
PainDehydration
HeadacheHaemorrhoidal Haemorrhage
NauseaGastritis Erosive
DepressionPneumonia
Chest PainHypovolaemia
Oedema PeripheralColitis
DizzinessTremor
Weight IncreasedPulmonary Embolism
Drug IneffectiveDepression

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Adderall is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
15.38%
(2 of 13 people)
40.82%
(20 of 49 people)
24.73%
(23 of 93 people)
22.86%
(16 of 70 people)
42.86%
(6 of 14 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
Topamax is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
25.00%
(12 of 48 people)
13.10%
(11 of 84 people)
27.78%
(20 of 72 people)
21.43%
(3 of 14 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Musculoskeletal StiffnessTicType 1 Diabetes MellitusFatigueNauseaPainAstheniaLimb Crushing Injury
TremorAttention Deficit/hyperactivity DisorderObesityPsychotic DisorderDyspnoeaDehydrationAnxietyNeuralgia
HypersensitivityEmotional DisorderDiabetes MellitusGranulocytopeniaDepressionFatigueTremorOedema Peripheral
Heart Rate IncreasedWeight DecreasedDiabetic KetoacidosisFeeling AbnormalMigraineHeadacheSomnolenceJoint Swelling
FatigueSweating DecreasedAnxietyAggressionHeadacheDiarrhoeaDizzinessJaw Fracture
HeadacheGastroenteritis NosHyperglycaemiaInsomniaPneumoniaVomitingDyspnoeaHip Fracture
DyspnoeaIntracranial Pressure Increased NosTremorSuicide AttemptErythemaDizzinessFallHypertonic Bladder
Musculoskeletal DisorderGlycosuriaDepressed Level Of ConsciousnessUrticariaPulmonary EmbolismSpeech DisorderPain In Extremity
Haemorrhage NosDepressionAstheniaChest DiscomfortMultiple Sclerosis RelapseMental Status ChangesPelvic Fracture
Disturbance In AttentionImpulsive BehaviourJoint InjuryCondition AggravatedDepressionMigraineTransient Ischaemic Attack

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Topamax (topiramate) is often used to treat migraine. 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.

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