Topamax and Weight gain - unintentional - from FDA reports
Weight gain - unintentional 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 Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 31,957 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA. Among them, 1,093 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.
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Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 35,613 users)
Weight Gain - Unintentional
Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,299 Weight gain - unintentional patients).
On Feb, 23, 2017
31,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 1,093 people (3.42%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Topamax when people have Weight Gain - Unintentional *:
- < 1 month: 27.87 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.92 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.48 %
- 2 - 5 years: 27.87 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.92 %
- 10+ years: 3.28 %
Gender of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Topamax *:
- female: 83.22 %
- male: 16.78 %
Age of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Topamax *:
- 0-1: 0.74 %
- 2-9: 1.6 %
- 10-19: 4.68 %
- 20-29: 12.32 %
- 30-39: 19.83 %
- 40-49: 30.3 %
- 50-59: 21.8 %
- 60+: 8.74 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (188 people, 17.20%)
- Bipolar Disorder (178 people, 16.29%)
- Migraine (127 people, 11.62%)
- Stress And Anxiety (108 people, 9.88%)
- Sleep Disorder (92 people, 8.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (240 people, 21.96%)
- Zyprexa (160 people, 14.64%)
- Xanax (137 people, 12.53%)
- Klonopin (132 people, 12.08%)
- Cymbalta (125 people, 11.44%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (154 people, 14.09%)
- Depression (152 people, 13.91%)
- Nausea (147 people, 13.45%)
- Dizziness (142 people, 12.99%)
- Diabetes (141 people, 12.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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