Topamax and Tinnitus - from FDA reports
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 Cymbalta, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Tinnitus with Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,877 people who have side effects when taking Topamax from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 19, 2017
34,877 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 188 people (0.54%) have Tinnitus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Topamax when people have Tinnitus *:
- < 1 month: 42.11 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.05 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.53 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15.79 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
- 10+ years: 5.26 %
Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Topamax *:
- female: 84.15 %
- male: 15.85 %
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Topamax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.72 %
- 10-19: 4.35 %
- 20-29: 10.14 %
- 30-39: 16.67 %
- 40-49: 31.88 %
- 50-59: 22.46 %
- 60+: 13.77 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (31 people, 16.49%)
- Pain (28 people, 14.89%)
- Headache (13 people, 6.91%)
- Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 4.79%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (8 people, 4.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cymbalta (25 people, 13.30%)
- Imitrex (23 people, 12.23%)
- Lyrica (18 people, 9.57%)
- Flexeril (18 people, 9.57%)
- Neurontin (17 people, 9.04%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (58 people, 30.85%)
- Nausea (51 people, 27.13%)
- Headache (50 people, 26.60%)
- Fatigue (36 people, 19.15%)
- Paraesthesia (34 people, 18.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am a 75 year old female, have glaucoma for 20 years , or let's say treated for that period of time. Have been on Latanoprost up to about 2 years ago. .then my Dr. referred me to a specialist as one eye had pressure of 26 and a small catatact. New Dr. put me on dorzolamide-timolol. brought ...
I've been taking both these medications for a while now, but I recently moved and forgot my medication schedule. I was certain that I took my Topamax in morning and Celexa at night, but have been taking both at morning since the move. I dont have insurance as of now to talk to a doctor ...
2 weeks ago I had a fullness and deafness in my ear since putting olive oil in off to the doctors and was told I had a ear infection I suffered from mild tinnitus in that ear which was manageable was put on a weeks course of amoxicillin 500mg where my tinnitus spiked I'm now now free from ...
Anyone else get nauseous and vomit taking the combinations of the two meds? I take 4mg of Requip and 50mg of Topamax at night and 50 in the morning. I've cut out all gluten and dairy trying to make sure it's not food causing me to get sick. But it's usually about 30 min or less after I take my ...
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celexa may cause my weight gain and when i work out hard and eat right, not an appropriate amount of weight is shed, so when i stopped the celexa, the depression came back. what if i add topomax for weight loss? will the celexa hold on to the weight still or should i stop it again and count on ...
Hi, my name is Jennifer. My ears started ringing over 2 years ago, while I was on Naltrexone. I stopped taking it over a year ago, but the ringing has gotten worse. The only other thing I take religiously, is Excedrin. Any thoughts or suggestions?! Thank you 😊
Developed pulsating tinnitus in one ear- I thought from taking low dose seroquel ( to sleep) for a year. I am 69 years old and have perfect hearing according to the doctor- I was also taking different probiotics and digestive enzymes to help with gas and digestion issues- when I stopped the ...
I have pleurisy for the 2nd time and am worried it may be lung related, although my CT scan was totally clear. Just a confusing possible diagnosis to get to figure out what caused it. ALso have tinnitus for months now and wondering if they're related.
Have been taking Xifaxen 550mg twice a day 2 to 3 times a year and each time the ringing gets worse and never goes away. Is there anything I can do to cut down this awful noise it is beginning for affect my hearing.