Review: could Topamax cause Thyroid Nodule?


Summary

Thyroid nodule is reported only by a few people who take Topamax. We study 32,533 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Thyroid nodule. Find out below who they are, when they have Thyroid nodule and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 34,483 users)

Thyroid Nodule

Thyroid nodule (a growth (lump) in the thyroid gland) has been reported by people with muscle aches, enlarged heart, breathing difficulty, rheumatoid arthritis, weakness (latest reports from 585 Thyroid nodule patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

32,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Thyroid Nodule


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Thyroid nodule?

Time on Topamax when people have Thyroid Nodule *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thyroid Nodule when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Thyroid Nodule when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 66.67 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Thyroid Nodule when taking Topamax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Weight Control (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Headache (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Epilepsy (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Anxiety (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Piroxicam (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Oral Contraceptive (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Metformin Hydrochloride (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Lexapro (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Swallowing Difficulty (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Hoarseness Or Changing Voice (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Fatigue - Chronic (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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