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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 22,606 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 840 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,636 Topamax 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 76,697 Weight gain - unintentional patients)

On Apr, 26, 2015: 22,606 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 840 people (3.72%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.

Trend of Weight gain - unintentional in Topamax reports

Time on Topamax when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain - unintentional19.10%24.72%8.99%14.61%26.97%3.37%2.25%

Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Topamax * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain - unintentional83.21%16.79%

Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Topamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain - unintentional0.67%1.34%4.14%11.88%23.63%30.31%21.23%6.81%

Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Topamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain - unintentional2.63%42.11%47.37%7.89%

How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain - unintentional9.09%27.27%63.64%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (197 people, 23.45%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (183 people, 21.79%)
  3. Sleep disorder (110 people, 13.10%)
  4. Anxiety (101 people, 12.02%)
  5. Migraine (88 people, 10.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (251 people, 29.88%)
  2. Zyprexa (153 people, 18.21%)
  3. Klonopin (137 people, 16.31%)
  4. Neurontin (129 people, 15.36%)
  5. Nexium (125 people, 14.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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