Could Topamax cause Pancreatitis - from FDA reports


Summary

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 33,563 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

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 35,521 users)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 36,323 Pancreatitis patients).

On Nov, 26, 2016

33,563 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 291 people (0.87%) have Pancreatitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Pancreatitis?

Time on Topamax when people have Pancreatitis *:

  • < 1 month: 27.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 75.52 %
  • male: 24.48 %

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.84 %
  • 2-9: 1.68 %
  • 10-19: 5.88 %
  • 20-29: 13.03 %
  • 30-39: 24.37 %
  • 40-49: 23.95 %
  • 50-59: 22.69 %
  • 60+: 7.56 %

Severity of Pancreatitis **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

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%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (54 people, 18.56%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (47 people, 16.15%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (34 people, 11.68%)
  • Sleep Disorder (26 people, 8.93%)
  • Convulsion (22 people, 7.56%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Diabetes (42 people, 14.43%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (41 people, 14.09%)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (34 people, 11.68%)
  • Weight Increased (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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