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Review: could Topamax cause Kidney failure (Acute kidney failure)?

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.

We study 22,540 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 178 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.

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Topamax

Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,565 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

Trend of topamax reports

Kidney failure

Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) (latest reports from 434,587 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

Trend of Kidney failure reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 22,500 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 155 people (0.69%) have Kidney Failure.

Trend of Kidney failure in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Kidney failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Kidney failure50.00%10.00%0.00%10.00%10.00%20.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Kidney failure81.82%18.18%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Kidney failure0.00%2.33%5.43%5.43%10.85%24.03%25.58%26.36%

Severity of Kidney failure when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Kidney failure0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Kidney failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (22 people, 14.19%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (16 people, 10.32%)
  3. Pain (15 people, 9.68%)
  4. Hypertension (14 people, 9.03%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (13 people, 8.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (33 people, 21.29%)
  2. Lasix (25 people, 16.13%)
  3. Protonix (20 people, 12.90%)
  4. Aspirin (20 people, 12.90%)
  5. Clonazepam (19 people, 12.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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