Topamax and Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports
Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lyrica, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Fibromyalgia with Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,877 people who have side effects when taking Topamax from FDA , and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Nov, 20, 2017
34,877 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 257 people (0.74%) have Fibromyalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Topamax when people have Fibromyalgia *:
- < 1 month: 5.56 %
- 1 - 6 months: 44.44 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 16.67 %
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Topamax *:
- female: 95.67 %
- male: 4.33 %
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Topamax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.54 %
- 20-29: 2.7 %
- 30-39: 15.68 %
- 40-49: 39.46 %
- 50-59: 25.41 %
- 60+: 16.22 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (50 people, 19.46%)
- Depression (39 people, 15.18%)
- Stress And Anxiety (27 people, 10.51%)
- Narcolepsy (23 people, 8.95%)
- Nausea (15 people, 5.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lyrica (61 people, 23.74%)
- Cymbalta (51 people, 19.84%)
- Neurontin (44 people, 17.12%)
- Nexium (39 people, 15.18%)
- Celebrex (37 people, 14.40%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (76 people, 29.57%)
- Depression (75 people, 29.18%)
- Stress And Anxiety (62 people, 24.12%)
- Nausea (52 people, 20.23%)
- Swallowing Difficulty (50 people, 19.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.
Want to find out more about the FDA reports used in the study? You can request them from FDA.
Do you have Fibromyalgia when taking Topamax?
- Check symptoms - is fibromyalgia caused by a drug or a condition?
- Get alerts to symptoms - forecast your symptoms and get alerts
- Join related support groups - you are not alone, join a support group on ehealth.me
- Report the side effect - help people in need and in real time
- Ask a question - ask a question related to the study
- write a review - share your experience related to the study
- More tools...
Expand the study to include all drugs with the same ingredientsFibromyalgia and drugs with ingredients of topiramate.
Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMeFibromyalgia and Topamax from FDA and eHealthMe reports
Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 38,812 users)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, pain, depression (latest reports from 51,469 Fibromyalgia patients).
Browse all side effects of Topamaxa b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with FibromyalgiaFibromyalgia
Could your condition cause FibromyalgiaFibromyalgia
What would happen?
Questions to the study
I was diagnosed yesterday with cellulitis after going to numerous doctors who could not figure out what was going on with me. I get very itchy, burning stinging welts. One doctor told me it was some kind of insect bite. I had my apartment fumigated several times, even for bed bugs. I can go ...
I've been taking both these medications for a while now, but I recently moved and forgot my medication schedule. I was certain that I took my Topamax in morning and Celexa at night, but have been taking both at morning since the move. I dont have insurance as of now to talk to a doctor ...
Anyone else get nauseous and vomit taking the combinations of the two meds? I take 4mg of Requip and 50mg of Topamax at night and 50 in the morning. I've cut out all gluten and dairy trying to make sure it's not food causing me to get sick. But it's usually about 30 min or less after I take my ...