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Review: could Topamax cause Confusion?





Summary: Confusion is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Depakote, and have Migraine.

We study 22,552 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 267 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 24,579 users)

Confusion

Confusion has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Confusion 36,429 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 22,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 267 people (1.18%) have Confusion.

Trend of Confusion in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Confusion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Confusion31.11%28.89%2.22%15.56%13.33%6.67%2.22%

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Confusion69.26%30.74%

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Confusion0.00%0.40%4.38%13.94%17.13%29.08%23.51%11.55%

Severity of Confusion when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Confusion14.29%52.38%28.57%4.76%

How people recovered from Confusion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Confusion11.11%0.00%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (37 people, 13.86%)
  2. Migraine prophylaxis (29 people, 10.86%)
  3. Pain (21 people, 7.87%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (21 people, 7.87%)
  5. Depression (15 people, 5.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depakote (31 people, 11.61%)
  2. Klonopin (27 people, 10.11%)
  3. Keppra (21 people, 7.87%)
  4. Neurontin (20 people, 7.49%)
  5. Tegretol (19 people, 7.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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