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A 44-year-old female asked:

i'm 44. started topamax (topiramate) 100mg. dec.4. last period nov 26. is this a side effect?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
The possibility: Topamax (topiramate) is prescribed for a variety of pain disorders including the prophylaxis of migraine headache. Unwanted effects are:dizziness, memory problems, weight loss, sudden vision changes and menstrual changes. Topamax (topiramate) may decrease the effectiveness of hormonal birth control pills. Rec.: see your health care provider for further investigation.

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Last updated Jan 26, 2014

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