Topamax and Weight loss - from FDA reports
Weight loss is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Weight loss 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, 29, 2017
34,120 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 234 people (0.69%) have Weight Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Topamax when people have Weight Loss *:
- < 1 month: 10 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20 %
- 1 - 2 years: 40 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 10 %
Gender of people who have Weight Loss when taking Topamax *:
- female: 81.12 %
- male: 18.88 %
Age of people who have Weight Loss when taking Topamax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.99 %
- 10-19: 5.45 %
- 20-29: 6.93 %
- 30-39: 24.26 %
- 40-49: 38.12 %
- 50-59: 21.78 %
- 60+: 2.48 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (79 people, 33.76%)
- Depression (62 people, 26.50%)
- Stress And Anxiety (40 people, 17.09%)
- Sleep Disorder (30 people, 12.82%)
- Insomnia (23 people, 9.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (139 people, 59.40%)
- Risperdal (73 people, 31.20%)
- Zyprexa (61 people, 26.07%)
- Abilify (59 people, 25.21%)
- Lexapro (57 people, 24.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (80 people, 34.19%)
- Diabetes (79 people, 33.76%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (73 people, 31.20%)
- High Blood Pressure (48 people, 20.51%)
- Depression (47 people, 20.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Weight loss 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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Hello, I'm interested from hearing from anyone about their experience with decreased muscle tone while using Topamax. I am most curious if anyone has experienced decreased muscle tone during Topamax use and had some recovery of muscle tone after stopping the medication?
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