Topamax and Multiple sclerosis - from FDA reports


Summary

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


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Could Topamax cause Multiple sclerosis?

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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