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Review: could Topamax cause Fluid retention?

We study 22,483 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 (latest outcomes from 24,498 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,477 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 22,476 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 61 people (0.27%) have Fluid Retention. They amount to 0.07% of all the 90,421 people who have Fluid Retention on eHealthMe.

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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