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Review: could Topamax cause Multiple sclerosis?
We study 22,540 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 160 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.
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Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,547 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.
Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 279,998 patients) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 22,500 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 160 people (0.71%) have Multiple Sclerosis.
Time on Topamax when people have Multiple sclerosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Topamax * :
|Multiple sclerosis||91.28%||8.72% |
Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Topamax * :
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||0.00%||2.01%||12.75%||18.12%||38.26%||20.13%||8.72% |
Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (89 people, 55.62%)
- Pain (13 people, 8.12%)
- Bipolar disorder (12 people, 7.50%)
- Migraine (12 people, 7.50%)
- Sleep disorder (11 people, 6.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avonex (44 people, 27.50%)
- Neurontin (40 people, 25.00%)
- Baclofen (37 people, 23.12%)
- Rebif (34 people, 21.25%)
- Copaxone (27 people, 16.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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