Review: could Topamax cause Bone and joint pain?
We study 22,483 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 512 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint pain and more.
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Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,498 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.
Bone and joint pain
Bone and joint pain (latest reports from 796,743 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 22,476 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 512 people (2.28%) have Bone And Joint Pain. They amount to 0.06% of all the 801,670 people who have Bone And Joint Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Topamax when people have Bone and joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone and joint pain||29.31%||22.41%||8.62%||8.62%||22.41%||5.17%||3.45% |
Gender of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Topamax * :
|Bone and joint pain||87.82%||12.18% |
Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Topamax * :
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||0.20%||0.59%||6.69%||21.65%||35.83%||20.28%||14.76% |
Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||40.00%||46.67%||13.33% |
How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bone and joint pain||12.50%||0.00%||87.50% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (146 people, 28.52%)
- Pain (97 people, 18.95%)
- Convulsion (68 people, 13.28%)
- Depression (63 people, 12.30%)
- Migraine prophylaxis (60 people, 11.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Celexa (72 people, 14.06%)
- Nexium (71 people, 13.87%)
- Aspirin (70 people, 13.67%)
- Seroquel (62 people, 12.11%)
- Synthroid (57 people, 11.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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?
From this study (9 months ago):
Have constant pain in knees, feet, toes, hands, arms, neck and back. Cannot sleep because I wake up constantly with shooting pain in neck, feet, knees, including tingles and numbness. Left side is worse; includes some drooling and paralysis at times. History of colitis and recent IPIN neiplasms found in pancreas head, neck and tail with dilated bile ducts as well as dilated pancreatic ducts and swelling of gallbladder. Constant nausea, off/on vomiting, major pain in neck and back, as well as abdomen which has included constant pain in upper right and left rib cage area. Knee pain has increased dramatically, especially while sleeping (??). Migraine history severe; hospitalized many times and is constant. Hx of anemias, malnutrition, malabsorption, fecal incontinence, low mono#, low eosinophil, high Granulocyte and Gran %, low Vit C, Low Vit B6, Low Lymphycites, High Baso%, High Baso#, Low WBC, Low Transferrin, High Cardio CRP, Positive ANA, High GGT, abnormal fecal fat, hypoalbuminemia, low calcium (always), low anion gap, low protein...many labs always abnormal, could go on...always fatigued and in pain.
From this study (1 year ago):
Worried that I may be aggravating arthritis, as is in the family.
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