Topamax and Multiple sclerosis - from FDA reports
Multiple sclerosis is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Avonex, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Multiple sclerosis 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 Oct, 20, 2017
34,877 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 218 people (0.63%) have Multiple sclerosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Topamax when people have Multiple sclerosis *:
- < 1 month: 20 %
- 1 - 6 months: 40 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Topamax *:
- female: 90.61 %
- male: 9.39 %
Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Topamax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.3 %
- 20-29: 9.77 %
- 30-39: 21.26 %
- 40-49: 33.33 %
- 50-59: 21.84 %
- 60+: 11.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (19 people, 8.72%)
- Headache (11 people, 5.05%)
- Depression (10 people, 4.59%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 4.13%)
- Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (8 people, 3.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Avonex (46 people, 21.10%)
- Neurontin (42 people, 19.27%)
- Rebif (41 people, 18.81%)
- Baclofen (38 people, 17.43%)
- Tysabri (31 people, 14.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (32 people, 14.68%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (29 people, 13.30%)
- Headache (29 people, 13.30%)
- Pain (25 people, 11.47%)
- Fall (25 people, 11.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I was diagnosed with MS in 2002, and began taking Avonex to treat it. I was on it for about 10 years after which my neurologist determined it was no longer effective in slowing disease progression. For the last year or two I have had a great deal of difficulty standing up straight. My balance ...
I've been taking both these medications for a while now, but I recently moved and forgot my medication schedule. I was certain that I took my Topamax in morning and Celexa at night, but have been taking both at morning since the move. I dont have insurance as of now to talk to a doctor ...
User reviews to the study
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