Review: could Topamax cause Tendonitis?


Summary

Tendonitis is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Headache . We study 33,558 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Tendonitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendonitis and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 35,515 users)

Tendonitis

Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, sinusitis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 12,947 Tendonitis patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

33,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 46 people (0.14%) have Tendonitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Tendonitis?

Time on Topamax when people have Tendonitis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 76.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tendonitis when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 93.02 %
  • male: 6.98 %

Age of people who have Tendonitis when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.71 %
  • 30-39: 45.71 %
  • 40-49: 31.43 %
  • 50-59: 17.14 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (12 people, 26.09%)
  • Skelaxin (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Humira (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Effexor (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Allegra (10 people, 21.74%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Topamax, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Arthritis (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Mineral Supplementation (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Hypersensitivity (9 people, 19.57%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Joint Pain (17 people, 36.96%)
  • Pain In Extremity (16 people, 34.78%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (15 people, 32.61%)
  • Dizziness (15 people, 32.61%)
  • Bursitis (14 people, 30.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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