Topamax and Water retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Water retention is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Migraine. This review analyzes which people have Water retention 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 May, 05, 2017

34,120 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 87 people (0.25%) have Water Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Water retention?

Time on Topamax when people have Water Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Water Retention when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 93.02 %
  • male: 6.98 %

Age of people who have Water Retention when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.99 %
  • 30-39: 8.96 %
  • 40-49: 52.24 %
  • 50-59: 25.37 %
  • 60+: 10.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Migraine (13 people, 14.94%)
  • Pain (8 people, 9.20%)
  • Narcolepsy (8 people, 9.20%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (7 people, 8.05%)
  • Asthma (5 people, 5.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (15 people, 17.24%)
  • Cymbalta (12 people, 13.79%)
  • Lyrica (11 people, 12.64%)
  • Lasix (11 people, 12.64%)
  • Synthroid (10 people, 11.49%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (27 people, 31.03%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (22 people, 25.29%)
  • Nausea (17 people, 19.54%)
  • Fatigue (16 people, 18.39%)
  • Weight Decreased (15 people, 17.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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