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 5 - 10 years, also take medication Singulair, and have Migraine. We study 22,617 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 has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,645 Topamax users)
Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 77,363 Breast cancer patients)
On Apr, 28, 2015: 22,606 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 40 people (0.18%) have Breast Cancer.
Time on Topamax when people have Breast cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breast cancer||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Breast cancer when taking Topamax * :
|Breast cancer||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breast cancer when taking Topamax * :
|Breast cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.90%||35.71%||50.00%||2.38% |
Severity of Breast cancer when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breast cancer||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (9 people, 22.50%)
- Migraine prophylaxis (8 people, 20.00%)
- Breast cancer (6 people, 15.00%)
- Depression (6 people, 15.00%)
- Pain (6 people, 15.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Singulair (9 people, 22.50%)
- Klonopin (7 people, 17.50%)
- Zyprexa (6 people, 15.00%)
- Depakote (6 people, 15.00%)
- Prometrium (6 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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