Review: could Topamax cause Low blood pressure (Hypotension)?
Summary: Low blood pressure is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Migraine.
We study 22,595 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 349 have Low blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood pressure and more.
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Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,610 Topamax users)
Low blood pressure
Low blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 107,417 Low blood pressure patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 22,580 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 349 people (1.55%) 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||42.31%||30.77%||0.00%||11.54%||15.38%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Topamax * :
|Low blood pressure||81.25%||18.75% |
Age of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Topamax * :
|Low blood pressure||0.62%||2.17%||3.73%||9.32%||16.77%||21.12%||26.71%||19.57% |
Severity of Low blood pressure when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Low blood pressure||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Low blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Low blood pressure||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (48 people, 13.75%)
- Depression (42 people, 12.03%)
- Bipolar disorder (42 people, 12.03%)
- Convulsion (35 people, 10.03%)
- Multiple sclerosis (34 people, 9.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (69 people, 19.77%)
- Klonopin (63 people, 18.05%)
- Neurontin (43 people, 12.32%)
- Protonix (40 people, 11.46%)
- Nexium (39 people, 11.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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