Review: could Topamax cause Low blood pressure?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 21,413 people who take Topamax. Among them, 348 have Low blood pressure. See who they are, when they have Low blood pressure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,399 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine, epilepsy. Commonly reported side effects of Topamax include headache, nausea, nausea aggravated, convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis.
Low blood pressure
Low blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 680,833 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 21,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 341 people (1.60%) have Low Blood Pressure.
Time on Topamax when people have Low blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Low blood pressure||37.50%||33.33%||0.00%||12.50%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Topamax * :
|Low blood pressure||81.12%||18.88% |
Age of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Topamax * :
|Low blood pressure||0.64%||2.23%||3.82%||9.55%||15.92%||21.34%||26.75%||19.75% |
Severity of Low blood pressure when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Low blood pressure||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Low blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Low blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (47 people, 13.78%)
- Bipolar disorder (42 people, 12.32%)
- Depression (41 people, 12.02%)
- Convulsion (35 people, 10.26%)
- Multiple sclerosis (34 people, 9.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (69 people, 20.23%)
- Klonopin (61 people, 17.89%)
- Neurontin (43 people, 12.61%)
- Protonix (40 people, 11.73%)
- Nexium (39 people, 11.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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