Review: could Topamax cause Breast Cancer?


Summary

Breast cancer is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Singulair, and have Migraine . We study 22,767 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 24,310 users)

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has been reported by people with threat of redundancy, breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, diarrhea (latest reports from 73,747 Breast cancer patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

22,767 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 43 people (0.19%) have Breast Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Breast cancer?

Time on Topamax when people have Breast Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 13.89 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 50.0 %
  • 60+: 2.78 %

Severity if Breast Cancer when taking Topamax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Migraine (6 people)
  • Pain (5 people)
  • Migraine Prophylaxis (5 people)
  • Depression (5 people)
  • Breast Cancer (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (8 people)
  • Prometrium (7 people)
  • Nexium (6 people)
  • Lexapro (6 people)
  • Klonopin (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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