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Review: could Topamax cause Rosacea?

Summary: Rosacea is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Phenobarbital tab, and have Epilepsy.

We study 22,580 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 has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,610 Topamax users)

Rosacea

Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 2,828 Rosacea patients)

On Feb, 2, 2015: 22,580 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 6 people (0.03%) have Rosacea.

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. Epilepsy (6 people, 100.00%)
  2. Convulsion (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. Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 100.00%)
  3. Vimpat (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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