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Review: could Topamax cause Senile dementia?

Summary: Senile dementia could be caused by Topamax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Benzatropine, and have Smoking cessation therapy.

We study 22,424 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Senile dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Senile dementia 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, migraine with aura. Commonly reported side effects of Topamax include nausea aggravated, nausea, convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, headache.

Senile dementia

Senile dementia (memory loss with ageing) (latest reports from 1,520 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, quit smoking, rheumatoid arthritis, parkinson's disease.

On Apr, 6, 2014: 22,305 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 13 people (0.06%) have Senile Dementia. They amount to 0.86% of all the 1,516 people who have Senile Dementia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Senile dementia in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Senile dementia * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Senile dementia100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Senile dementia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Senile dementia when taking Topamax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Senile dementia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (13 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Benzatropine (13 people, 100.00%)
  2. Lithium carbonate (13 people, 100.00%)
  3. Chantix (13 people, 100.00%)
  4. Geodon (13 people, 100.00%)
  5. Chloral hydrate (13 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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