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 22,595 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 24,623 Topamax users)
Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 77,346 Breast cancer patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 22,580 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Topamax, Antabuse for a 35-year old woman with Bipolar Affective Disorder Aggravated, Alcohol Rehabilitation. The patient has Nausea Aggravated, Weak Shaky Feelings Of Vomitingstomach Painslack Of Sexual Interest Physically Not Mentally
- A study of side effects of Topiramate for a 43-year old woman with Migraine With Aura. The patient has Dizziness, Burning Sensation, Feeling Cold, Dry Mouth, Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal), Hair Texture Abnormal, Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Topamax for a 53-year old woman with Migraine. The patient has Diarrhea
- A study of side effects of Topiramate for a 31-year old woman with Migraine Hemiplegic. The patient has Alice In Wonderland Syndrome (neurological condition where a person experiences a complete distortion of perceptual reality)
- A study of drug interactions between Prempro, Topamax for a 36-year old woman with Hormone Level Abnormal, Migraine. The patient has Weight Loss
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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