Could Topamax cause Confusion - from FDA reports


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 Klonopin, and have Migraine . We study 33,563 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA. Among them, 293 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 35,521 users)

Confusion

Confusion has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 44,188 Confusion patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

33,563 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 293 people (0.87%) have Confusion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Confusion?

Time on Topamax when people have Confusion *:

  • < 1 month: 28.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.89 %
  • 10+ years: 2.22 %

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 73.1 %
  • male: 26.9 %

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 3.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.3 %
  • 30-39: 18.03 %
  • 40-49: 30.9 %
  • 50-59: 24.03 %
  • 60+: 13.3 %

Severity of Confusion **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 23.81 %
  • most severe: 4.76 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Klonopin (31 people, 10.58%)
  • Depakote (25 people, 8.53%)
  • Lamictal (19 people, 6.48%)
  • Seroquel (17 people, 5.80%)
  • Neurontin (17 people, 5.80%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (21 people, 7.17%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (21 people, 7.17%)
  • Depression (18 people, 6.14%)
  • Convulsion (17 people, 5.80%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Confusional State (51 people, 17.41%)
  • Dizziness (46 people, 15.70%)
  • Memory Loss (45 people, 15.36%)
  • Fatigue (44 people, 15.02%)
  • Drowsiness (40 people, 13.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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