Review: could Topamax cause Chest Pain?


Chest pain is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Migraine . We study 26,153 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 878 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 28,047 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 154,013 Chest pain patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

26,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 878 people (3.36%) have Chest Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Chest pain?

Time on Topamax when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 10.26 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.82 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.41 %
  • 10+ years: 2.56 %

Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 83.58 %
  • male: 16.42 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 2.57 %
  • 20-29: 10.54 %
  • 30-39: 19.05 %
  • 40-49: 31.22 %
  • 50-59: 25.27 %
  • 60+: 11.22 %

Severity if Chest Pain when taking Topamax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 31.25 %
  • most severe: 6.25 %

How people recovered from Chest Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Migraine (151 people)
  • Depression (115 people)
  • Pain (102 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (67 people)
  • Anxiety (63 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (142 people)
  • Neurontin (123 people)
  • Ambien (103 people)
  • Imitrex (92 people)
  • Prozac (90 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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