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Topamax (Topiramate) - Death - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Death (26)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Topamax (Topiramate) death. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: female

Reactions: Completed Suicide, Abnormal Behaviour

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax



Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: female

Reactions: Immature Respiratory System, Foetal Growth Restriction, Foetal Malformation

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax



Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-08

Patient: female

Reactions: Immature Respiratory System

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax



Possible Topamax side effects in 20 year old male

Reported by a physician from Austria on 2012-08-07

Patient: 20 year old male

Reactions: Hyperthermia, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Coma, Status Epilepticus, Off Label Use, Multi-Organ Failure, Pharyngeal Haemorrhage, Laryngeal Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax
    Dosage: 100 mg twice daily (1-0-1) with increasing dosage
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-07-01

Topamax
    Dosage: graduated increase with 25 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Abnormal Behaviour

Risperdal
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Sertraline Hydrochloride
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Topamax side effects in 20 year old male

Reported by a physician from Austria on 2012-07-13

Patient: 20 year old male

Reactions: Multi-Organ Failure, Off Label Use, Hyperthermia, Coma, Status Epilepticus

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax



Possible Topamax side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-11

Patient:

Reactions: Immature Respiratory System

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax



Possible Topamax side effects in 49 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-29

Patient: 49 year old male, weighing 113.4 kg (249.5 pounds)

Reactions: Overdose, Toxicity To Various Agents

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Seroquel

Fluvoxamine Maleate

Methocarbamol
    Indication: Pain

Tylenol W / Codeine NO. 4
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pain

Fentanyl-100
    Dosage: q2d
    Indication: Pain
    End date: 2008-11-19

Topamax

Other drugs received by patient: Nexium; Clonazepam; Hydrochlorothiazide; Albuterol; Epipen; Norvasc; Advair Diskus 100 / 50; Depakote ER; Doxazosin Mesylate; Singulair; Benazepril Hydrochloride; Astelin; Pulmicort; Colace



Possible Topamax side effects in 49 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-29

Patient: 49 year old male, weighing 113.4 kg (249.5 pounds)

Reactions: Overdose, Toxicity To Various Agents

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fluvoxamine Maleate

Seroquel

Fentanyl-100
    Dosage: q2d
    Indication: Pain
    End date: 2008-11-19

Methocarbamol
    Indication: Pain

Tylenol W / Codeine NO. 4
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pain

Topamax

Other drugs received by patient: Doxazosin Mesylate; Albuterol; Benazepril Hydrochloride; Hydrochlorothiazide; Depakote ER; Epipen; Norvasc; Astelin; Pulmicort; Nexium; Singulair; Colace; Clonazepam; Advair Diskus 100 / 50



Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-08

Patient: female

Reactions: Death, Product Quality Issue, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Snoring, Pulse Absent, Cardiomegaly

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Excedrin (Acetaminophen / Aspirin / Caffeine)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Migraine
    Start date: 2011-11-04

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Migraine Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2011-11-04
    End date: 2011-11-01

Excedrin PM Caplets
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Sleep Disorder

Percocet
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intervertebral Disc Protrusion

Excedrin PM Caplets
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pain

Other drugs received by patient: Xanax



Possible Topamax side effects in 35 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-08

Patient: 35 year old female

Reactions: Death, Metabolic Acidosis, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Coma, Prothrombin Time Prolonged, Suicidal Ideation

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Promethazine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetaminophen

Meprobamate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Venlafaxine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Hydroxyzine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Hydrocodone Bitartrate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Clonazepam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Carisoprodol
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetaminophen
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Ambien; Gabapentin



Possible Topamax side effects in 35 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-08

Patient: 35 year old female, weighing 142.0 kg (312.4 pounds)

Reactions: Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Metabolic Acidosis, Completed Suicide, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Multiple Drug Overdose, Prothrombin Time Prolonged

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen

Benzodiazepine NOS
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Carisoprodol
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Hydrocodone Bitartrate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Topamax
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Promethazine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetaminophen
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Hydroxyzine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Clonazepam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Venlafaxine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Gabapentin; Ambien



Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Invega Sustenna
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Wellbutrin SR



Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Pulse Absent, Snoring, Drug Administration Error, Cardiomegaly

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Percocet
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intervertebral Disc Protrusion

Excedrin (Migraine)
    Dosage: unk, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Migraine
    Start date: 2011-11-04

Topamax
    Dosage: unk, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Migraine
    Start date: 2011-11-04
    End date: 2011-11-01

Excedrin PM Tablets
    Dosage: unk, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pain

Other drugs received by patient: Xanax



Possible Topamax side effects in 35 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-01-23

Patient: 35 year old female, weighing 142.0 kg (312.4 pounds)

Reactions: Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Completed Suicide, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Multiple Drug Overdose, Prothrombin Time Prolonged

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Clonazepam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Promethazine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Hydroxyzine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Hydrocodone Bitartrate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Venlafaxine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Topamax
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Benzodiazepine NOS
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Carisoprodol
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetaminophen

Other drugs received by patient: Gabapentin; Ambien



Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Death, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax



Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-19

Patient: female

Reactions: Death, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax



Possible Topamax side effects in 20 year old male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-01-09

Patient: 20 year old male

Reactions: Hospitalisation, Pulmonary Embolism

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Migraine
    Start date: 2011-12-05

Amitriptyline HCL
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Migraine
    Start date: 2011-12-05



Possible Topamax side effects in 6 year old male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-01-06

Patient: 6 year old male

Reactions: Pulmonary Haemorrhage, Epistaxis

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax

Keppra

Abilify
    Dosage: 1 cc in morning and 2 cc at night

Diastat

Carbatrol
    Dosage: 300 mg daily in morning and 400 mg daily at night



Possible Topamax side effects in 26 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-14

Patient: 26 year old female

Reactions: Hepatic Encephalopathy, Intentional Overdose, Completed Suicide, Acute Hepatic Failure, Brain Oedema, Drug Interaction, Intracranial Pressure Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax
    Dosage: unk, unk
    Indication: Complex Partial Seizures

Acetaminophen
    Dosage: unk, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Phenytoin
    Dosage: unk, unk
    Indication: Complex Partial Seizures



Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-13

Patient: female

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Hypersensitivity, Diabetes Mellitus, Upper-Airway Cough Syndrome, Headache, Road Traffic Accident, Psychiatric Symptom, Depression

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Citalopram
    Start date: 2009-11-05

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-02-18

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Migraine Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2009-11-05

Citalopram
    Start date: 2010-02-18

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-05-04

Citalopram
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2010-05-04

Other drugs received by patient: Morphine; Nexium; Desyrel; Maxalt; Metformin HCL; Maxalt; Relpax; Singulair; Allegra



Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-02

Patient: female

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Hypersensitivity, Diabetes Mellitus, Upper-Airway Cough Syndrome, Headache, Road Traffic Accident, Psychiatric Symptom, Depression

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax
    Administration route: Oral

Citalopram Hydrobromide
    Start date: 2010-02-18

Citalopram Hydrobromide
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2010-05-04

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Migraine Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2009-11-05

Citalopram Hydrobromide
    Start date: 2009-11-05

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-05-04

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-02-18

Other drugs received by patient: Relpax; Desyrel; Morphine; Metformin HCL; Nexium; Singulair; Allegra; Maxalt; Maxalt



Possible Topamax side effects in 38 year old female

Reported by a physician from Korea, Republic of on 2011-11-29

Patient: 38 year old female

Reactions: Completed Suicide, Depressed Mood

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-13

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy

Other drugs received by patient: Trazodone HCL; Zolpidem Tartrate; Trazodone HCL



Possible Topamax side effects in 39 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-21

Patient: 39 year old female, weighing 49.9 kg (109.8 pounds)

Reactions: Loss of Employment, Alopecia, Insomnia, Social Phobia, Marital Problem, Amnesia, Suicidal Ideation, Crying

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax

Other drugs received by patient: Topamax



Possible Topamax side effects in

Reported by a physician from Korea, Republic of on 2011-11-15

Patient:

Reactions: Completed Suicide, Depressed Mood

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax

Other drugs received by patient: Zolpidem Tartrate



Possible Topamax side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-07

Patient: female

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax



Possible Topamax side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2011-10-17

Patient: male, weighing 2.3 kg (5.0 pounds)

Reactions: Atrial Septal Defect, Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus, Premature Baby, Neonatal Aspiration, Pulmonary Alveolar Haemorrhage, Death Neonatal, Small FOR Dates Baby, Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Pulmonary Hypoplasia

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diazepam
    Indication: Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy
    Start date: 2010-11-20
    End date: 2010-11-20

Folic Acid
    Indication: Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy

Topamax
    Indication: Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy
    Start date: 2010-03-09
    End date: 2010-11-20

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