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Review: could Topamax cause Tinnitus?

Summary: Tinnitus 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 Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 22,540 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 137 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Topamax

Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,565 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 115,561 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 22,500 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 138 people (0.61%) have Tinnitus.

Trend of Tinnitus in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus28.57%9.52%0.00%19.05%23.81%9.52%9.52%

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Tinnitus84.15%15.85%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%2.40%3.20%8.80%13.60%31.20%24.00%16.80%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus18.18%9.09%45.45%27.27%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (24 people, 17.39%)
  2. Migraine prophylaxis (23 people, 16.67%)
  3. Pain (20 people, 14.49%)
  4. Headache (18 people, 13.04%)
  5. Migraine (17 people, 12.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (17 people, 12.32%)
  2. Synthroid (17 people, 12.32%)
  3. Imitrex (15 people, 10.87%)
  4. Oxycontin (14 people, 10.14%)
  5. Neurontin (13 people, 9.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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