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Review: could Topamax cause Pancreatitis?

Summary: Pancreatitis is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 22,540 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 277 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis 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.

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 197,653 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 22,500 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 277 people (1.23%) have Pancreatitis.

Trend of Pancreatitis in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Pancreatitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pancreatitis19.23%3.85%19.23%3.85%50.00%3.85%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Pancreatitis71.12%28.88%

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitis1.09%3.65%10.95%10.95%20.80%21.90%27.37%3.28%

Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pancreatitis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Pancreatitis0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (69 people, 24.91%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (52 people, 18.77%)
  3. Anxiety (48 people, 17.33%)
  4. Pain (35 people, 12.64%)
  5. Migraine (33 people, 11.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (115 people, 41.52%)
  2. Xanax (74 people, 26.71%)
  3. Risperdal (56 people, 20.22%)
  4. Depakote (55 people, 19.86%)
  5. Zyprexa (54 people, 19.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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