Topiramate and Heartburn - from FDA reports
Heartburn is found among people who take Topiramate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Heartburn with Topiramate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,112 people who have side effects when taking Topiramate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 19, 2017
18,112 people reported to have side effects when taking Topiramate.
Among them, 90 people (0.5%) have Heartburn
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Topiramate when people have Heartburn *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Topiramate *:
- female: 73.81 %
- male: 26.19 %
Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Topiramate *:
- 0-1: 9.38 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 4.69 %
- 30-39: 12.5 %
- 40-49: 12.5 %
- 50-59: 17.19 %
- 60+: 39.06 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Narcolepsy (9 people, 10.00%)
- Pain (8 people, 8.89%)
- Sleep Disorder (4 people, 4.44%)
- High Blood Pressure (4 people, 4.44%)
- Birth Control (4 people, 4.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vitamin D (13 people, 14.44%)
- Xyrem (12 people, 13.33%)
- Nexium (12 people, 13.33%)
- Ambien (9 people, 10.00%)
- Biotin (7 people, 7.78%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Swallowing Difficulty (12 people, 13.33%)
- Oesophageal Obstruction (11 people, 12.22%)
- Neoplasm Malignant (11 people, 12.22%)
- Chest Pain (11 people, 12.22%)
- Fall (10 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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