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Review: could Topamax cause Lupus-like syndrome?

Summary: Lupus-like syndrome could be caused by Topamax, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Celexa, and have Contraception.

We study 22,432 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Lupus-like syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Lupus-like syndrome 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.

Lupus-like syndrome

Lupus-like syndrome (a disease symptom matches with lupus an immune disease) (latest reports from 10,777 patients) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 22,424 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 20 people (0.09%) have Lupus-like Syndrome. They amount to 0.19% of all the 10,769 people who have Lupus-like Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lupus-like syndrome in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Lupus-like syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lupus-like syndrome0.00%33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Lupus-like syndrome when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Lupus-like syndrome100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Lupus-like syndrome when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lupus-like syndrome0.00%0.00%6.25%43.75%12.50%18.75%18.75%0.00%

Severity of Lupus-like syndrome when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lupus-like syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Lupus-like syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lupus-like syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (7 people, 35.00%)
  2. Irritable bowel syndrome (5 people, 25.00%)
  3. Rash erythematous (4 people, 20.00%)
  4. Migraine prophylaxis (3 people, 15.00%)
  5. Migraine (3 people, 15.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Celexa (7 people, 35.00%)
  2. Micronor (7 people, 35.00%)
  3. Bentyl (6 people, 30.00%)
  4. Cortisone cream (4 people, 20.00%)
  5. Neurontin (2 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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