Review: could Topamax cause Sleep Aid?


Summary

Sleep aid 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 Ambien, and have Depression . We study 26,153 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 895 have Sleep aid. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep aid and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 27,293 users)

Sleep Aid

Sleep aid has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, suicidal ideation, fever, drowsiness, memory loss (latest reports from 141,076 Sleep aid patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

26,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 895 people (3.42%) have Sleep Aid


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Sleep aid?

Time on Topamax when people have Sleep Aid *:

  • < 1 month: 34.94 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.02 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.84 %
  • 10+ years: 7.23 %

Gender of people who have Sleep Aid when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 79.17 %
  • male: 20.83 %

Age of people who have Sleep Aid when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.28 %
  • 2-9: 0.71 %
  • 10-19: 2.99 %
  • 20-29: 9.67 %
  • 30-39: 21.19 %
  • 40-49: 31.86 %
  • 50-59: 23.33 %
  • 60+: 9.96 %

Severity if Sleep Aid when taking Topamax **:

  • least: 6.9 %
  • moderate: 51.72 %
  • severe: 34.48 %
  • most severe: 6.9 %

How people recovered from Sleep Aid **:

  • while on drug: 10 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 90 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (161 people)
  • Migraine (131 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (108 people)
  • Pain (91 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (70 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (135 people)
  • Seroquel (114 people)
  • Xanax (103 people)
  • Neurontin (101 people)
  • Cymbalta (88 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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