Could Topamax cause Tinnitus - from FDA reports


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 Neurontin, and have Migraine . We study 33,554 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA. Among them, 181 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 35,521 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 28,204 Tinnitus patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

33,554 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 181 people (0.54%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Tinnitus?

Time on Topamax when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 27.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.24 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.9 %
  • 10+ years: 6.9 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 83.52 %
  • male: 16.48 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.75 %
  • 10-19: 4.48 %
  • 20-29: 10.45 %
  • 30-39: 15.67 %
  • 40-49: 32.09 %
  • 50-59: 23.13 %
  • 60+: 13.43 %

Severity of Tinnitus **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 10 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 30 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (19 people, 10.50%)
  • Lyrica (18 people, 9.94%)
  • Cymbalta (18 people, 9.94%)
  • Imitrex (17 people, 9.39%)
  • Flexeril (17 people, 9.39%)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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