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Review: could Topamax cause Rosacea?

Summary: Rosacea could be caused by Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take Phenobarbital tab, and have Convulsion.

We study 22,424 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Rosacea. Find out below who they are, when they have Rosacea and more.

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Topamax

Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,430 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

Rosacea

Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) (latest reports from 10,172 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 22,305 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 6 people (0.03%) have Rosacea. They amount to 0.06% of all the 10,133 people who have Rosacea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rosacea in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Rosacea * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Rosacea when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Rosacea100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Rosacea when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rosacea0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%15.79%84.21%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Rosacea when taking Topamax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Rosacea ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (6 people, 100.00%)
  2. Epilepsy (6 people, 100.00%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Phenobarbital tab (6 people, 100.00%)
  2. Vimpat (6 people, 100.00%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 100.00%)
  4. Zestril (3 people, 50.00%)
  5. Beclovent (3 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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