Could Topiramate cause Folliculitis - from FDA reports
Folliculitis is found among people who take Topiramate, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aleviatin, and have Epilepsy . We study 10,759 people who have side effects while taking Topiramate from FDA. Among them, 6 have Folliculitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Folliculitis and more.
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Topiramate has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topiramate 16,998 users)
Folliculitis (infection of hair root) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, depression, acne, psoriasis (latest reports from 2,918 Folliculitis patients).
On Nov, 13, 2016
10,759 people reported to have side effects when taking Topiramate.
Among them, 6 people (0.06%) have Folliculitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Topiramate when people have Folliculitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 100 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Folliculitis when taking Topiramate *:
- female: 16.67 %
- male: 83.33 %
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 %
Severity of Folliculitis **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 100 %
- severe: 0.0 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Primidone (4 people, 66.67%)
- Lamictal (4 people, 66.67%)
- Aleviatin (4 people, 66.67%)
- Lexapro (1 person, 16.67%)
- Atenolol (1 person, 16.67%)
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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