Review: could Topamax cause Weight loss?
Summary: 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.
We study 22,567 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 223 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.
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Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 24,599 Topamax users)
Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 20,246 Weight loss patients)
On Jan, 15, 2015: 22,567 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax. Among them, 217 people (0.96%) have Weight Loss.
Time on Topamax when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||0.00%||15.00%||15.00%||40.00%||25.00%||5.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Topamax * :
|Weight loss||82.05%||17.95% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Topamax * :
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.47%||5.12%||9.30%||23.26%||40.93%||19.53%||1.40% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Topamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight loss||28.57%||28.57%||42.86%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight loss||22.22%||22.22%||55.56% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (86 people, 39.63%)
- Depression (75 people, 34.56%)
- Anxiety (40 people, 18.43%)
- Sleep disorder (35 people, 16.13%)
- Insomnia (31 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (144 people, 66.36%)
- Risperdal (75 people, 34.56%)
- Zyprexa (66 people, 30.41%)
- Lexapro (63 people, 29.03%)
- Abilify (61 people, 28.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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