Review: could Topamax cause Raynaud's phenomenon?
Summary: Raynaud's phenomenon is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Migraine. We study 22,617 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Raynaud's phenomenon. Find out below who they are, when they have Raynaud's phenomenon and more.
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Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,645 Topamax users)
Raynaud's phenomenon (discoloration of the fingers, toes, and occasionally other areas) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 2,936 Raynaud's phenomenon patients)
On Apr, 27, 2015: 22,606 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 16 people (0.07%) have Raynaud's Phenomenon.
Time on Topamax when people have Raynaud's phenomenon * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Raynaud's phenomenon||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Raynaud's phenomenon when taking Topamax * :
|Raynaud's phenomenon||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Raynaud's phenomenon when taking Topamax * :
|Raynaud's phenomenon||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||37.50%||37.50%||25.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Raynaud's phenomenon when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Raynaud's phenomenon||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Raynaud's phenomenon ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Raynaud's phenomenon||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine prophylaxis (4 people, 25.00%)
- Migraine (3 people, 18.75%)
- Thyroid disorder (2 people, 12.50%)
- Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 12.50%)
- Neuralgia (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (4 people, 25.00%)
- Synthroid (3 people, 18.75%)
- Tegretol (2 people, 12.50%)
- Baclofen (2 people, 12.50%)
- Vioxx (2 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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