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 has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,623 Topamax users)
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.
Time on Topamax when people have Fluid retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||42.86%||0.00%||28.57%||14.29%||14.29%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Topamax * :
|Fluid retention||90.62%||9.38% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Topamax * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.28%||56.14%||22.81%||8.77% |
Severity of Fluid retention when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fluid retention||25.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (8 people, 13.11%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 8.20%)
- Migraine prophylaxis (5 people, 8.20%)
- Pain (5 people, 8.20%)
- Depression (5 people, 8.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (12 people, 19.67%)
- Cymbalta (9 people, 14.75%)
- Lyrica (9 people, 14.75%)
- Klonopin (8 people, 13.11%)
- Mupirocin (7 people, 11.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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