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Review: could Topamax cause Cough?

Summary: Cough is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 22,580 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 297 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,610 Topamax users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,681 Cough patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 22,580 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 297 people (1.32%) have Cough.

Trend of Cough in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Cough * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cough8.57%34.29%2.86%8.57%40.00%2.86%2.86%

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Cough75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Cough when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough2.40%2.00%2.40%6.80%21.60%29.60%25.60%9.60%

Severity of Cough when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough0.00%80.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cough0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (51 people, 17.17%)
  2. Depression (49 people, 16.50%)
  3. Migraine (32 people, 10.77%)
  4. Arthritis (26 people, 8.75%)
  5. Headache (25 people, 8.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (66 people, 22.22%)
  2. Nexium (55 people, 18.52%)
  3. Neurontin (48 people, 16.16%)
  4. Lipitor (46 people, 15.49%)
  5. Diazepam (45 people, 15.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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