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Review: taking Ritalin and Topamax together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Ritalin and Topamax together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ritalin and Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 386 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

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On Apr, 26, 2015: 386 people who take Ritalin, Topamax are studied

Ritalin, Topamax outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
- Topamax (topiramate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ritalin is effective0.00%
(0 of 9 people)
28.57%
(4 of 14 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
40.00%
(4 of 10 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a
Topamax is effective25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
55.56%
(5 of 9 people)
50.00%
(6 of 12 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Ritalin is effective38.30%
(18 of 47 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
Topamax is effective42.31%
(22 of 52 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ritalin is effectiven/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
35.29%
(6 of 17 people)
3.03%
(1 of 33 people)
26.32%
(10 of 38 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
n/a
Topamax is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
45.83%
(11 of 24 people)
21.21%
(7 of 33 people)
12.82%
(5 of 39 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DyspnoeaNeuropathy PeripheralSuicidal IdeationHypoaesthesiaPain In ExtremitySimple Partial SeizuresLoss Of Control Of LegsWeight Increased
PruritusSuicidal IdeationDiabetes MellitusInfluenza Like IllnessDeep Vein ThrombosisConfusionLoss Of AppetiteDiabetes Mellitus
Social Avoidant BehaviourDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusHeadacheCoughFatigueMuscle Contractions InvoluntaryConvulsion
PalpitationsType 2 Diabetes MellitusNeuropathy PeripheralFatigueChest PainSwellingHeadache
Suicidal IdeationAlopeciaPainCoordination AbnormalDyspnoeaSacral PainFatigue
DepressionHerniaDyspnoeaDepressionPulmonary EmbolismInflammatory PainSuicidal Ideation
MalaiseHyperglycaemiaFeeling ColdMyalgiaCholecystitis ChronicChest PainTremor
Chest DiscomfortPsychotic DisorderChest PainParaesthesiaAbdominal PainFallInsomnia
Slow Response To StimuliHallucination, AuditoryNauseaTremorBiliary DyskinesiaNight SweatsNausea
Missed PeriodsSkin Redness Or InflammationAbdominal MassVision BlurredDiarrhoeaHeadachePyrexia

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Weight IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus
Diabetes MellitusPyrexia
HeadachePsychotic Disorder
FatigueWeight Increased
ConvulsionType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
NauseaDecreased Appetite
TremorDisturbance In Attention
Deep Vein ThrombosisSuicidal Ideation
Suicidal IdeationTremor
DyspnoeaNeuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
OrthopnoeaAggressionDiabetes MellitusPain In ExtremityAbdominal PainPyrexiaSuicidal IdeationSwelling Face
Nervous System DisorderDecreased AppetiteConvulsionDeep Vein ThrombosisWeight IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusPain In ExtremityOedema Peripheral
Pancreatitis AcuteUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionType 2 Diabetes MellitusRashDiabetes MellitusPneumoniaPainSuicidal Ideation
PneumoniaMalaiseObesityChest PainHeadacheConfusional StateNauseaDeep Vein Thrombosis
TremorAbasiaSuicidal IdeationAnxietyFatigueDrug IneffectiveDiabetes MellitusMemory Impairment
Renal ImpairmentSocial Avoidant BehaviourPsychotic DisorderNauseaTremorDisturbance In AttentionHallucinationWound Haemorrhage
HypotensionBack PainTremorDyspnoeaPruritusWeight IncreasedNightmareSepsis
HyponatraemiaEustachian Tube DysfunctionEducational ProblemWeight DecreasedInsomniaHeadacheAmnesiaRespiratory Failure
BradycardiaPsychomotor RetardationAsthmaMalaiseTherapeutic Response DecreasedTachycardiaFatigueDyspnoea
Cholecystitis ChronicDysuriaIrritabilityDiabetes MellitusIntracranial Venous Sinus ThrombosisInsomniaFallAmnesia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) 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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