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Review: could Topamax cause Mood swings?

Summary: Mood swings is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 22,540 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 253 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

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Topamax

Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,565 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

Mood swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 121,885 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 22,500 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 253 people (1.12%) have Mood Swings.

Trend of Mood swings in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Mood swings * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mood swings43.64%23.64%10.91%5.45%12.73%3.64%0.00%

Gender of people who have Mood swings when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Mood swings76.85%23.15%

Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mood swings0.00%1.98%6.75%15.08%30.16%22.62%18.65%4.76%

Severity of Mood swings when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mood swings0.00%20.00%80.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Mood swings ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Mood swings0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (57 people, 22.53%)
  2. Depression (49 people, 19.37%)
  3. Epilepsy (44 people, 17.39%)
  4. Migraine (38 people, 15.02%)
  5. Anxiety (35 people, 13.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (62 people, 24.51%)
  2. Synthroid (48 people, 18.97%)
  3. Klonopin (48 people, 18.97%)
  4. Lexapro (46 people, 18.18%)
  5. Clonazepam (43 people, 17.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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