Who have Fibromyalgia with Topamax?


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 Lyrica, and have Pain . We study 33,562 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 237 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia 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)

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) has been reported by people with fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, depression (latest reports from 46,382 Fibromyalgia patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

33,562 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 237 people (0.71%) have Fibromyalgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Fibromyalgia?

Time on Topamax when people have Fibromyalgia *:

  • < 1 month: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 95.3 %
  • male: 4.7 %

Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.41 %
  • 30-39: 16.48 %
  • 40-49: 41.48 %
  • 50-59: 24.43 %
  • 60+: 14.2 %

Severity of Fibromyalgia **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 75 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Fibromyalgia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (54 people, 22.78%)
  • Cymbalta (47 people, 19.83%)
  • Neurontin (43 people, 18.14%)
  • Nexium (37 people, 15.61%)
  • Celebrex (37 people, 15.61%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Topamax, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (15 people, 6.33%)
  • Preventive Health Care (14 people, 5.91%)
  • Nausea (14 people, 5.91%)
  • Asthma (14 people, 5.91%)
  • Narcolepsy (13 people, 5.49%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Depression (74 people, 31.22%)
  • Pain (71 people, 29.96%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (59 people, 24.89%)
  • Nausea (52 people, 21.94%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (49 people, 20.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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