Review: could Topamax cause Raynaud's phenomenon?
Summary: Raynaud's phenomenon could be caused by Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Neurontin, and have Migraine prophylaxis.
We study 22,424 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.
On Apr, 8, 2014: 22,305 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 16 people (0.07%) have Raynaud's Phenomenon. They amount to 0.13% of all the 12,237 people who have Raynaud's Phenomenon on eHealthMe.
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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