Review: could Topamax cause Senile Dementia?


Summary

Senile dementia is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Benzatropine, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 26,153 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Senile dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Senile dementia and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 28,047 users)

Senile Dementia

Senile dementia (memory loss with ageing) has been reported by people with hypotension, agitation, confusional state, drowsiness, dehydration (latest reports from 522 Senile dementia patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

26,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 14 people (0.05%) have Senile Dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Senile dementia?

Gender of people who have Senile Dementia when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Senile Dementia when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 50 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (13 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person)
  • Hypertension (1 person)
  • Cardiac Disorder (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (13 people)
  • Thorazine (13 people)
  • Prevacid (13 people)
  • Geodon (13 people)
  • Benzatropine (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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