Topamax and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain 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. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain 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, 26, 2017

34,120 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 1,138 people (3.34%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Weight gain?

Time on Topamax when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 27.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.42 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.84 %
  • 10+ years: 1.61 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 83.32 %
  • male: 16.68 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.72 %
  • 2-9: 1.56 %
  • 10-19: 4.56 %
  • 20-29: 12.12 %
  • 30-39: 20.05 %
  • 40-49: 30.25 %
  • 50-59: 21.85 %
  • 60+: 8.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (193 people, 16.96%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (180 people, 15.82%)
  • Migraine (133 people, 11.69%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (112 people, 9.84%)
  • Sleep Disorder (93 people, 8.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (244 people, 21.44%)
  • Zyprexa (160 people, 14.06%)
  • Xanax (144 people, 12.65%)
  • Cymbalta (136 people, 11.95%)
  • Klonopin (134 people, 11.78%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (161 people, 14.15%)
  • Depression (158 people, 13.88%)
  • Nausea (154 people, 13.53%)
  • Dizziness (143 people, 12.57%)
  • Diabetes (141 people, 12.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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