Topamax and Lupus-like syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Lupus-like syndrome is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Celexa, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Lupus-like syndrome with Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,877 people who have side effects when taking Topamax from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 15, 2017

34,877 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 24 people (0.07%) have Lupus-like syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Lupus-like syndrome?

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

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5 %
  • 20-29: 40 %
  • 30-39: 25 %
  • 40-49: 10 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (6 people, 25.00%)
  • Rash Erythematous (4 people, 16.67%)
  • Crohn's Disease (3 people, 12.50%)
  • Convulsion (3 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Micronor (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Celexa (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Bentyl (6 people, 25.00%)
  • Humira (5 people, 20.83%)
  • Remicade (4 people, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (8 people, 33.33%)
  • Muscle Aches (5 people, 20.83%)
  • Joint Pain (5 people, 20.83%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people, 12.50%)
  • Rashes (3 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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