Topamax and Water retention - from FDA reports
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:
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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Do you have Water retention when taking Topamax?
Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 37,904 users)
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