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 . We study 15,925 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 17,019 users)


Folliculitis (infection of hair root) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, depression, psoriasis, acne (latest reports from 2,920 Folliculitis patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

15,925 people reported to have side effects when taking Topiramate.
Among them, 6 people (0.04%) 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.

** Reports from social media are used.

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