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Review: could Topamax cause Breast cancer?

Summary: Breast cancer could be caused by Topamax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Singulair, and have Migraine.

We study 22,432 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.

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Topamax

Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,430 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

Breast cancer

Breast cancer (latest reports from 197,313 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 22,424 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 40 people (0.18%) have Breast Cancer. They amount to 0.02% of all the 197,498 people who have Breast Cancer on eHealthMe.

Trend of Breast cancer in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Breast cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breast cancer0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Breast cancer100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breast cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.90%35.71%50.00%2.38%

Severity of Breast cancer when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Breast cancer0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (9 people, 22.50%)
  2. Migraine prophylaxis (8 people, 20.00%)
  3. Breast cancer (6 people, 15.00%)
  4. Depression (6 people, 15.00%)
  5. Pain (6 people, 15.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Singulair (9 people, 22.50%)
  2. Klonopin (7 people, 17.50%)
  3. Baclofen (6 people, 15.00%)
  4. Zyprexa (6 people, 15.00%)
  5. Depakote (6 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Linda on Apr, 4, 2012:

    I took one Chantix and within 2 hours I started feeling weird. Later that day my daughter called EMS because I started twitching in my legs and arms. it was crazy just could not control them. well after a visit to the ER i found out i had a reaction to the chantix. I also have Multiple scloris for 16 years. I take xanax, lexapro, baclofen and provigil. Doctors seem to think it was a reaction to the provgil. just thought I would post so no one else goes through this. BE CAREFUL!!

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