Review: could Topamax cause Colitis Ulcerative?


Colitis ulcerative is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne . We study 26,153 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Colitis ulcerative. Find out below who they are, when they have Colitis ulcerative and more.

You are not alone

Join a support group for people who take Topamax and have Colitis ulcerative >>>

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>


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

Colitis Ulcerative

Colitis ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, haematochezia, injection site erythema, insomnia, pancytopenia (latest reports from 30,562 Colitis ulcerative patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

26,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 35 people (0.13%) have Colitis Ulcerative

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Colitis ulcerative?

Time on Topamax when people have Colitis Ulcerative *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Colitis Ulcerative when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 91.43 %
  • male: 8.57 %

Age of people who have Colitis Ulcerative when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 3.23 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.23 %
  • 20-29: 12.9 %
  • 30-39: 35.48 %
  • 40-49: 22.58 %
  • 50-59: 9.68 %
  • 60+: 12.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (14 people)
  • Migraine (7 people)
  • Endometriosis (7 people)
  • Hypertension (6 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Accutane (14 people)
  • Depo-Provera (11 people)
  • Prilosec (7 people)
  • Paxil (7 people)
  • Seroquel (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Colitis ulcerative when taking Topamax?

Browse all side effects of Topamax

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Colitis ulcerative

Colitis ulcerative

Could your condition cause Colitis ulcerative

Colitis ulcerative

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Topamax, Colitis ulcerative

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Topamax, Colitis ulcerative

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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.