Topiramate and Folliculitis - from FDA reports


Folliculitis is found among people who take Topiramate, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old also take medication Lamictal, and have Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Folliculitis with Topiramate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,378 people who have side effects when taking Topiramate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 30, 2017

17,378 people reported to have side effects when taking Topiramate.
Among them, 6 people (0.03%) have Folliculitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topiramate cause Folliculitis?

Gender of people who have Folliculitis when taking Topiramate *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Folliculitis when taking Topiramate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 66.67 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Mood Swings (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Primidone (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Lamictal (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Tramadol (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Promethazine (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Amitiza (1 person, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tongue Eruption (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Stomatitis (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Rash Erythematous (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Drug Eruption (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Chest Pain (4 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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