Topamax is employed for treating seizures in certain patients. It may be used alone or along with other medicines. It is also accustomed to prevent migraines. Topamax is an anticonvulsant that's also effective for preventing headaches. It affects several chemicals within the brain that really help to relieve seizure activity preventing migraine headaches from occurring.
Use Topamax as directed through your doctor.
Ask your doctor any questions you might have about how precisely to work with Topamax.
Store Topamax at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store far from heat, light, and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Topamax out of the reach of youngsters and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Topiramate.
All medicines could cause unwanted effects, but a majority of folks have no, or minor, negative effects.
Check with your physician if all of these most common unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Constipation; decreased sweating; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; flu-like symptoms; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; numbness or tingling of the skin; runny nose; sore throat; stomach pain or upset; taste changes; tiredness; sleep disorders; fat loss.
Seek medical attention immediately if any of these severe unwanted effects occur:
Severe hypersensitive reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness within the chest; swelling from the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blood in the urine; blurred vision; bone pain; chest pain; confusion; decreased coordination; depression; double vision or any other vision changes; eye pain; irregular heartbeat; loss in consciousness; memory problems; menstrual changes; mental or mood changes; muscle or joint pain, cramps, or weakness; rapid, shallow breathing; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; ringing inside the ears; severe or persistent decrease of appetite; severe stomach, side, or back pain; significant fat loss; speech problems; stupor; suicidal thoughts or actions; tremor; trouble thinking, concentrating, or remembering things; trouble walking; unexplained fever; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual eye movements; unusual tiredness.
This is not a complete list of all unwanted effects that may occur. If you might have queries about side effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Topamax if:
Contact a medical expert or physician immediately if all of these affect you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Topamax. Tell your medical provider for those who have any health concerns, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some medicines may connect to Topamax. Tell your medical provider if you consider every other medicines, especially any of the following:
This might not be a complete set of all interactions that may occur. Ask your doctor if Topamax may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your medical provider before starting, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
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