Review: Lexapro and Topamax
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,282 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 1, 2014: 1,282 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lexapro, Topamax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Topamax (topiramate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lexapro, Topamax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||456|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||379|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||328|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||270|
|Headache (pain in head)||270|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lexapro, Topamax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||39|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||36|
|Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)||30|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||26|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||24|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
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, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
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- Topamax is used in:
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