Topamax and 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 Cymbalta, and have Migraine. This review analyzes which people have Tinnitus with Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,120 people who have side effects when taking Topamax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 22, 2017

34,120 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 184 people (0.54%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Tinnitus?

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: 83.8 %
  • male: 16.2 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.74 %
  • 10-19: 4.41 %
  • 20-29: 10.29 %
  • 30-39: 16.18 %
  • 40-49: 32.35 %
  • 50-59: 22.06 %
  • 60+: 13.97 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Migraine (35 people, 19.02%)
  • Depression (29 people, 15.76%)
  • Pain (27 people, 14.67%)
  • Headache (12 people, 6.52%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (23 people, 12.50%)
  • Imitrex (22 people, 11.96%)
  • Lyrica (18 people, 9.78%)
  • Neurontin (17 people, 9.24%)
  • Flexeril (17 people, 9.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (56 people, 30.43%)
  • Nausea (48 people, 26.09%)
  • Headache (48 people, 26.09%)
  • Hearing Loss (33 people, 17.93%)
  • Fatigue (33 people, 17.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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