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Review: could Topamax cause Hallucination (Hallucinations)?

We study 22,500 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 235 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

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Topamax

Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,523 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) (latest reports from 167,450 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 22,500 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 235 people (1.04%) have Hallucination.

Trend of Hallucination in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Hallucination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucination42.86%46.43%0.00%0.00%7.14%3.57%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Hallucination80.15%19.85%

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucination0.96%5.74%7.66%14.35%19.62%24.40%23.44%3.83%

Severity of Hallucination when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hallucination20.00%0.00%80.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hallucination ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hallucination0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (30 people, 12.77%)
  2. Epilepsy (30 people, 12.77%)
  3. Pain (28 people, 11.91%)
  4. Convulsion (28 people, 11.91%)
  5. Depression (21 people, 8.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (42 people, 17.87%)
  2. Depakote (24 people, 10.21%)
  3. Aspirin (23 people, 9.79%)
  4. Premarin (20 people, 8.51%)
  5. Ativan (19 people, 8.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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