Review: could Topamax cause Lupus-like syndrome?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
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, 20 have Lupus-like syndrome. See who they are, when they have Lupus-like syndrome 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.
Lupus-like syndrome (a disease symptom matches with lupus an immune disease) (latest reports from 10,394 patients) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, high blood pressure.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 21,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 20 people (0.09%) have Lupus-like Syndrome.
Time on Topamax when people have Lupus-like syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lupus-like syndrome||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Lupus-like syndrome when taking Topamax * :
|Lupus-like syndrome||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Lupus-like syndrome when taking Topamax * :
|Lupus-like syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||6.25%||43.75%||12.50%||18.75%||18.75%||0.00% |
Severity of Lupus-like syndrome when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lupus-like syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lupus-like syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lupus-like syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (7 people, 35.00%)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (5 people, 25.00%)
- Rash erythematous (4 people, 20.00%)
- Migraine prophylaxis (3 people, 15.00%)
- Migraine (3 people, 15.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Celexa (7 people, 35.00%)
- Micronor (7 people, 35.00%)
- Bentyl (6 people, 30.00%)
- Cortisone cream (4 people, 20.00%)
- Neurontin (2 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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