Review: could Topiramate cause Heartburn (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?
Summary: Heartburn is found among people who take Topiramate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have Migraine.
We study 7,878 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.
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Topiramate has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 8,394 Topiramate users)
Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 19,208 Heartburn patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 7,878 people reported to have side effects when taking Topiramate. Among them, 10 people (0.13%) have Heartburn.
Time on Topiramate when people have Heartburn * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Topiramate * :
Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Topiramate * :
Severity of Heartburn when taking Topiramate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Heartburn ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (2 people, 20.00%)
- Chronic pain (1 people, 10.00%)
- Herniated intervertebral disk (1 people, 10.00%)
- Hepatitis c (1 people, 10.00%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (2 people, 20.00%)
- Prednisone (1 people, 10.00%)
- Neurontin (1 people, 10.00%)
- Benlysta (1 people, 10.00%)
- Gabitril (1 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Topiramate for a 43-year old woman with Migraine With Aura. The patient has Dizziness, Burning Sensation, Feeling Cold, Dry Mouth, Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal), Hair Texture Abnormal, Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Topamax for a 53-year old woman with Migraine. The patient has Diarrhea
- A study of drug interactions between Aciphex, Ferrous Citrate Fe 59 for a 16-year old girl with Reflux Gastritis, Iron Deficiency. The patient has Eczema Nummular, Cold Intolerance, Hyposomnia, Heartburn
- A study of drug interactions between Zoloft, Lamictal, Abilify for a 56-year old woman with Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar. The patient has Belching, Swallowing Difficulty, Heartburn
- A study of side effects of Topiramate for a 31-year old woman with Migraine Hemiplegic. The patient has Alice In Wonderland Syndrome (neurological condition where a person experiences a complete distortion of perceptual reality)
Recent Topiramate related drug comparison:
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