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 22,595 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 has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,623 Topamax users)
Confusion has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 36,491 Confusion patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 22,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 267 people (1.18%) have Confusion.
Time on Topamax when people have Confusion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Topamax * :
Age of people who have Confusion when taking Topamax * :
Severity of Confusion when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Confusion ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (37 people, 13.86%)
- Migraine prophylaxis (29 people, 10.86%)
- Pain (21 people, 7.87%)
- Bipolar disorder (21 people, 7.87%)
- Depression (15 people, 5.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Depakote (31 people, 11.61%)
- Klonopin (27 people, 10.11%)
- Keppra (21 people, 7.87%)
- Neurontin (20 people, 7.49%)
- Tegretol (19 people, 7.12%)
* 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:
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- A study of drug interactions between Topiramate, Atenolol, Alprazolam, Lexapro for a 54-year old man with Migraine, Hypertension, Anxiety Disorder, Depression. The patient has Folliculitis
- A study of side effects of Rogaine Extra Strength for a 22-year old man with Hair Loss. The patient has Thoughts - Cloudy (thoughts are becoming confusing)
- A study of drug interactions between Qsymia, Fetzima for a 46-year old man with Weight Loss, Depression. The patient has Tremor, Confusion, Dialated Pupils, Diaphoresis, Palpation, Insomnia, Hypertension
- 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 drug interactions between Lipitor, Metformin Hydrochloride; Repaglinide for a 53-year old man with High Blood Cholesterol, Type 2 Diabetes. The patient has Muscular Weakness, Thoughts - Cloudy, Appetite - Decreased
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