Review: could Topamax cause Skin rash (Rashes)?
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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lamictal, and have Depression.
We study 22,595 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 681 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.
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Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,623 Topamax users)
Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 146,504 Skin rash patients)
On Mar, 26, 2015: 22,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 681 people (3.01%) have Skin Rash.
Time on Topamax when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||26.39%||25.00%||2.78%||6.94%||31.94%||5.56%||1.39% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Topamax * :
|Skin rash||82.48%||17.52% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Topamax * :
|Skin rash||0.48%||3.39%||5.33%||8.56%||17.61%||29.56%||25.85%||9.21% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||30.00%||60.00%||10.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (104 people, 15.27%)
- Pain (88 people, 12.92%)
- Migraine (75 people, 11.01%)
- Epilepsy (75 people, 11.01%)
- Bipolar disorder (62 people, 9.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (120 people, 17.62%)
- Nexium (111 people, 16.30%)
- Neurontin (92 people, 13.51%)
- Lexapro (77 people, 11.31%)
- Cymbalta (76 people, 11.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Flovent Hfa for a 58-year old woman with Asthma. The patient has Rash (redness)
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Sertraline for a 53-year old man with Blood Pressure Decreased, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Lip Dry, Burning Eyes, Rash Generalised
- A study of side effects of Topiramate for a 43-year old woman with Migraine With Aura. The patient has Dizziness, Burning Sensation, Feeling Cold, Dry Mouth, Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal), Hair Texture Abnormal, Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Topamax for a 53-year old woman with Migraine. The patient has Diarrhea
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