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Review: could Topamax cause Fluid retention?

Summary: Fluid retention 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 Neurontin, and have Migraine.

We study 22,595 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,623 Topamax users)

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,437 Fluid retention patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 22,580 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 61 people (0.27%) have Fluid Retention.

Trend of Fluid retention in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Fluid retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fluid retention0.00%42.86%0.00%28.57%14.29%14.29%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Fluid retention90.62%9.38%

Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fluid retention0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.28%56.14%22.81%8.77%

Severity of Fluid retention when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fluid retention25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fluid retention0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (8 people, 13.11%)
  2. Hypertension (5 people, 8.20%)
  3. Migraine prophylaxis (5 people, 8.20%)
  4. Pain (5 people, 8.20%)
  5. Depression (5 people, 8.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (12 people, 19.67%)
  2. Cymbalta (9 people, 14.75%)
  3. Lyrica (9 people, 14.75%)
  4. Klonopin (8 people, 13.11%)
  5. Mupirocin (7 people, 11.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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