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 22,424 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 (latest outcomes from 24,430 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.
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.
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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