Review: could Topamax cause Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased)?
Summary: 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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.
We study 22,552 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 839 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 24,579 users)
Weight gain - unintentional
Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain - unintentional 75,856 patients)
On Dec, 18, 2014: 22,552 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 839 people (3.72%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.
Time on Topamax when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain - unintentional||19.32%||23.86%||9.09%||14.77%||27.27%||3.41%||2.27% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Topamax * :
|Weight gain - unintentional||83.19%||16.81% |
Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Topamax * :
|Weight gain - unintentional||0.67%||1.34%||4.14%||11.76%||23.66%||30.35%||21.26%||6.82% |
Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain - unintentional||2.70%||43.24%||45.95%||8.11% |
How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain - unintentional||10.00%||30.00%||60.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (196 people, 23.36%)
- Bipolar disorder (183 people, 21.81%)
- Sleep disorder (110 people, 13.11%)
- Anxiety (101 people, 12.04%)
- Migraine (88 people, 10.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (251 people, 29.92%)
- Zyprexa (153 people, 18.24%)
- Klonopin (137 people, 16.33%)
- Neurontin (129 people, 15.38%)
- Nexium (125 people, 14.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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