Topamax and Skin rash - from FDA reports


Summary

Skin rash is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Migraine . We study 31,957 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA. Among them, 976 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 35,590 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,392 Skin rash patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

31,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 976 people (3.05%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Skin rash?

Time on Topamax when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 33.96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.66 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.3 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.66 %
  • 10+ years: 1.89 %

Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 82.62 %
  • male: 17.38 %

Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.69 %
  • 2-9: 2.88 %
  • 10-19: 4.66 %
  • 20-29: 9.33 %
  • 30-39: 17.28 %
  • 40-49: 27.85 %
  • 50-59: 25.24 %
  • 60+: 12.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Migraine (132 people, 13.52%)
  • Depression (112 people, 11.48%)
  • Pain (91 people, 9.32%)
  • Epilepsy (75 people, 7.68%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (64 people, 6.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (135 people, 13.83%)
  • Neurontin (99 people, 10.14%)
  • Synthroid (89 people, 9.12%)
  • Ambien (78 people, 7.99%)
  • Cymbalta (77 people, 7.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (148 people, 15.16%)
  • Nausea (146 people, 14.96%)
  • Pain (136 people, 13.93%)
  • Fatigue (134 people, 13.73%)
  • Headache (133 people, 13.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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