Topamax and Pancreatitis - from FDA reports
Pancreatitis is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 31,957 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA. Among them, 291 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.
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Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 35,590 users)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 36,333 Pancreatitis patients).
On Jan, 31, 2017
31,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 291 people (0.91%) have Pancreatitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Topamax when people have Pancreatitis *:
- < 1 month: 23.53 %
- 1 - 6 months: 5.88 %
- 6 - 12 months: 23.53 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
- 2 - 5 years: 29.41 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.76 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Topamax *:
- female: 75.17 %
- male: 24.83 %
Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Topamax *:
- 0-1: 0.84 %
- 2-9: 1.69 %
- 10-19: 5.91 %
- 20-29: 12.66 %
- 30-39: 24.89 %
- 40-49: 23.63 %
- 50-59: 22.78 %
- 60+: 7.59 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (54 people, 18.56%)
- Bipolar Disorder (47 people, 16.15%)
- Stress And Anxiety (34 people, 11.68%)
- Migraine (34 people, 11.68%)
- Sleep Disorder (25 people, 8.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (114 people, 39.18%)
- Xanax (48 people, 16.49%)
- Depakote (48 people, 16.49%)
- Risperdal (46 people, 15.81%)
- Zyprexa (43 people, 14.78%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diabetes (42 people, 14.43%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (41 people, 14.09%)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis (34 people, 11.68%)
- Weight Decreased (25 people, 8.59%)
- Abdominal Pain (25 people, 8.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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