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Review: could Topiramate cause Heartburn (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?

We study 7,844 people who have side effects while taking Topiramate from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn and more.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Topiramate and have Heartburn >>>

Topiramate

Topiramate (latest outcomes from 8,357 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

Heartburn

Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) (latest reports from 46,017 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Aug, 27, 2014: 7,841 people reported to have side effects when taking Topiramate. Among them, 9 people (0.11%) have Heartburn. They amount to 0.02% of all the 45,471 people who have Heartburn on eHealthMe.

Trend of Heartburn in Topiramate reports

Time on Topiramate when people have Heartburn * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heartburn0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Topiramate * :

FemaleMale
Heartburn66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Topiramate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heartburn0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%25.00%37.50%25.00%

Severity of Heartburn when taking Topiramate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heartburn0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Heartburn ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heartburn33.33%33.33%33.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (2 people, 22.22%)
  2. Hepatitis c (1 people, 11.11%)
  3. Epilepsy (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Systemic lupus erythematosus (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Anxiety disorder (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (2 people, 22.22%)
  2. Neurontin (1 people, 11.11%)
  3. Prednisone (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Benlysta (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Multi-vitamins (1 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • currently being tested, hearing test passed, balance test i passed solid surface eyes open, foam surface eyes open and closed but failed the eyes closed solid surface, awaiting VNG thought it was caused by topamax as symptoms started after taking meds but once i stopped and was changed over to depakote they never stopped. random can come in clusters or every few weeks

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Heartburn all weekend. Shoulder pain very severe suddenly last night. slight pitting edema in both ankles.
    Severe, crushing fatigue for the past several months.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Heartburn all weekend. Shoulder pain very severe suddenly last night. slight pitting edema in both ankles.

    Reply

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On eHealthMe, Topiramate (topiramate) is often used for migraine. Find out below the conditions Topiramate is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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