Topamax and Kidney failure - from FDA reports


Summary

Kidney failure is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Kidney failure with Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,120 people who have side effects when taking Topamax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

34,120 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 208 people (0.61%) have Kidney Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Kidney failure?

Time on Topamax when people have Kidney Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 71.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 81.86 %
  • male: 18.14 %

Age of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 1.32 %
  • 2-9: 1.97 %
  • 10-19: 4.61 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 22.37 %
  • 50-59: 21.05 %
  • 60+: 30.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (25 people, 12.02%)
  • Pain (22 people, 10.58%)
  • Migraine (21 people, 10.10%)
  • High Blood Pressure (17 people, 8.17%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (15 people, 7.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (34 people, 16.35%)
  • Lasix (29 people, 13.94%)
  • Protonix (24 people, 11.54%)
  • Synthroid (22 people, 10.58%)
  • Nexium (19 people, 9.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (26 people, 12.50%)
  • High Blood Pressure (26 people, 12.50%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (23 people, 11.06%)
  • Diabetes (22 people, 10.58%)
  • Convulsion (21 people, 10.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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