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Review: could Topamax cause Rash (Rashes)?

We study 22,500 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 681 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Topamax

Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,523 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

Rash

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 970,316 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 24, 2014: 22,498 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 697 people (3.10%) have Rash. They amount to 0.07% of all the 967,892 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rash in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash27.63%26.32%2.63%6.58%30.26%5.26%1.32%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Rash81.82%18.18%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.47%3.31%5.51%8.66%17.48%29.92%25.20%9.45%

Severity of Rash when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash27.27%63.64%9.09%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (104 people, 14.92%)
  2. Pain (88 people, 12.63%)
  3. Migraine (75 people, 10.76%)
  4. Epilepsy (75 people, 10.76%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (62 people, 8.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (120 people, 17.22%)
  2. Nexium (111 people, 15.93%)
  3. Neurontin (95 people, 13.63%)
  4. Ambien (78 people, 11.19%)
  5. Lexapro (77 people, 11.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Topamax (topiramate) is often used for migraine. Find out below the conditions Topamax is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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Rash is also known as: Erythema, Rash Generalised, Rashes, Rubor, Skin lesion, Skin rash, Skin redness or inflammation.

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