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Review: could Topamax cause Fibromyalgia?
Summary: Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Nexium, and have Depression.
We study 22,540 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 149 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more.
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Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,565 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 91,583 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 22,500 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 149 people (0.66%) have Fibromyalgia.
Time on Topamax when people have Fibromyalgia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Topamax * :
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Topamax * :
Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fibromyalgia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (41 people, 27.52%)
- Pain (37 people, 24.83%)
- Anxiety (26 people, 17.45%)
- Fibromyalgia (25 people, 16.78%)
- Prophylaxis (23 people, 15.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (36 people, 24.16%)
- Neurontin (30 people, 20.13%)
- Protonix (30 people, 20.13%)
- Fosamax (30 people, 20.13%)
- Celebrex (27 people, 18.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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