Review: could Topamax cause Water retention?
We study 22,500 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.
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Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,513 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,531 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 22,494 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 61 people (0.27%) have Water Retention. They amount to 0.07% of all the 90,522 people who have Water Retention on eHealthMe.
Time on Topamax when people have Water retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Water retention||0.00%||42.86%||0.00%||28.57%||14.29%||14.29%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Topamax * :
|Water retention||90.62%||9.38% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Topamax * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.28%||56.14%||22.81%||8.77% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Water retention||25.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Water retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Water retention||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (8 people, 13.11%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 8.20%)
- Migraine prophylaxis (5 people, 8.20%)
- Pain (5 people, 8.20%)
- Depression (5 people, 8.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (12 people, 19.67%)
- Cymbalta (9 people, 14.75%)
- Lyrica (9 people, 14.75%)
- Klonopin (8 people, 13.11%)
- Mupirocin (7 people, 11.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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