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Review: could Topamax cause Heat intolerance?

Summary: Heat intolerance could be caused by Topamax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Levothyroxine sodium, and have Nausea.

We study 22,432 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Heat intolerance. Find out below who they are, when they have Heat intolerance and more.

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Topamax

Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,430 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

Heat intolerance

Heat intolerance (feeling of being overheated) (latest reports from 884 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 22,305 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 6 people (0.03%) have Heat Intolerance. They amount to 0.68% of all the 879 people who have Heat Intolerance on eHealthMe.

Trend of Heat intolerance in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Heat intolerance * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heat intolerance0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

Gender of people who have Heat intolerance when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Heat intolerance83.33%16.67%

Age of people who have Heat intolerance when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heat intolerance0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%33.33%16.67%

Severity of Heat intolerance when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heat intolerance0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Heat intolerance ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heat intolerance0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Nausea (1 people, 16.67%)
  2. Pain (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Migraine - classic (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Gerd (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. High cholesterol (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Miacalcin (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Folic acid (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Tegretol (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Keppra (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Was given Demerol and Phenergan IM and Kenalog last night at the doctors office and that helped tremendously, but only until those medications wore off and then I had to start taking what I was prescribed. Lortab 10/650 and Phenergan 25mg. The doctor also increased my Topamax from 100mg a day to 200mg a day. That kept them away last time, so hopefully it will this time as well. I think I may of gotten 1 in a year, where I was getting them twice a week. They help, but basically I will have to tough it out a couple more days.

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • Confused with 3. Above, but those side effects are cognitive, excessive sweating, weight gain, stomach discomfort at times, fatigue, trouble sleeping sometimes.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I become overheated and sweat, starting from my head, in moderately warm temps, or after moderate exercise. Combination of the two? That would probably kill me. I am not overweight. I'm petite, in fact. I am 39, so I've considered early-onset menopause. Regardless, it's unbearable!

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