Review: could Topiramate cause Folliculitis?


Summary

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 10,755 people who have side effects while taking Topiramate from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Folliculitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Folliculitis and more.

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Topiramate

Topiramate has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Topiramate 16,011 users)

Folliculitis

Folliculitis (infection of hair root) has been reported by people with ulcerative colitis, indigestion, rashes, lip dry, crohn's disease (latest reports from 2,843 Folliculitis patients).

On Oct, 01, 2016

10,755 people reported to have side effects when taking Topiramate.
Among them, 6 people (0.06%) have Folliculitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topiramate cause Folliculitis?

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 if Folliculitis when taking Topiramate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Folliculitis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

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

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%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Viral Infection (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Pyrexia (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Chills (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Chest Pain (4 people, 66.67%)
  • C-Reactive Protein Increased (4 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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