Topamax and Weight gain - unintentional - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain - unintentional with Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,877 people who have side effects when taking Topamax from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
34,877 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 1,158 people (3.32%) have Weight gain - unintentional
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Topamax when people have Weight gain - unintentional *:
- < 1 month: 25.4 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.87 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.98 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.35 %
- 10+ years: 1.59 %
Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Topamax *:
- female: 83.33 %
- male: 16.67 %
Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Topamax *:
- 0-1: 0.71 %
- 2-9: 1.54 %
- 10-19: 4.5 %
- 20-29: 12.19 %
- 30-39: 19.88 %
- 40-49: 30.3 %
- 50-59: 21.66 %
- 60+: 9.23 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (195 people, 16.84%)
- Bipolar Disorder (182 people, 15.72%)
- Stress And Anxiety (113 people, 9.76%)
- Pain (96 people, 8.29%)
- Sleep Disorder (94 people, 8.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (248 people, 21.42%)
- Zyprexa (161 people, 13.90%)
- Xanax (146 people, 12.61%)
- Cymbalta (139 people, 12.00%)
- Klonopin (135 people, 11.66%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (164 people, 14.16%)
- Depression (161 people, 13.90%)
- Nausea (157 people, 13.56%)
- Drug Ineffective (145 people, 12.52%)
- Dizziness (144 people, 12.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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