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Review: could Topamax cause Chest pain?

Summary: Chest pain could be caused by Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Seroquel, and have Migraine.

We study 22,424 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 780 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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On Apr, 11, 2014: 22,305 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 780 people (3.50%) have Chest Pain. They amount to 0.09% of all the 915,866 people who have Chest Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chest pain in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Chest pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest pain13.04%36.23%11.59%13.04%10.14%13.04%2.90%

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

FemaleMale
Chest pain83.87%16.13%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest pain0.00%0.13%2.27%10.20%18.77%32.37%25.82%10.45%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest pain0.00%70.00%30.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Chest pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (162 people, 20.77%)
  2. Depression (118 people, 15.13%)
  3. Pain (102 people, 13.08%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (78 people, 10.00%)
  5. Headache (67 people, 8.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (147 people, 18.85%)
  2. Neurontin (142 people, 18.21%)
  3. Aspirin (119 people, 15.26%)
  4. Ambien (102 people, 13.08%)
  5. Zoloft (102 people, 13.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Tired All the time even with caffeine. Body aches constantly and put me in tears. when I lay on my back my chest and back both hurt plus its hard to breath. when i stand in one spot i feel disconnected from my body. I lose thoughts very easily as i speak mid sentence, forget what im talking about. Dont eat much not that im not hungry but because i just dont feel like getting up.it hurts to much to get up to do it. Ive been getting more acne now then I did when I was a teenager. its in my hair and makes me itch.

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