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Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
Multiple Mechanisms: The current theory proposes that the excitability of neurons in the central nervous system are reduced by a number of different mechanisms. These theo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Topiramate: I don't know if this being prescribed to you by a psychiatrist or a neurologist. I worry when I see this type of question, as it might mean that some ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Topamax (topiramate) overdoes can happen. It affects speech, vision, produces lethargy, possible seizures, agitation, depression - treatment is suppor ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Versatile: Is indicated to treat epilepsy, but mainly a second line or adjunctive agent, and also useful to prevent migraine headaches. Has several adverse effe ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
Indefinitely: Topamax (topiramate) has been on the market for about 20 years. There has been no long term sequellae reported.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
35 years experience in Pain Management
See side effects: Topomax has a wide variety of uses. It is used to treat everything from migraines, binge eating, alcoholism and post traumatic stress disorder. Side ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Yes, you can: Topamax (topiramate) should be slowly titrated down by 50mg every 3 days and should never be abruptly discontinued. Side effects may include nausea, c ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
AED- anticonvulsant: Topamax (topiramate) is a newer anticonvulsant that blocks voltage-gated sodium ion channels similar to carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, gabapentin, etc.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience in Pain Management
Toxic effect: One of the side effects of topomax is eye problems and especially glaucoma. Get off the med and get evaluated fast.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Balog
38 years experience in Pain Management
Depends: Best to review with your doctor, depends on the indication. It's used for many different illnesses and conditions. Here's a link: http://www.Jansse ... Read More
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