Review: could Topamax cause Breast cancer?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 21,413 people who take Topamax. Among them, 40 have Breast cancer. See who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,399 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine, migraine with aura. Commonly reported side effects of Topamax include headache, nausea, nausea aggravated, convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis.
Breast cancer (latest reports from 195,917 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 21,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 40 people (0.19%) 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%)
- Baclofen (6 people, 15.00%)
- Zyprexa (6 people, 15.00%)
- Depakote (6 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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