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A 38-year-old female asked:

What is the best way to wean off topamax (topiramate) quickly but safely?my dr said i could do it in 2 wks.i have midrin as back-up for withdrawal headaches.

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Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
See your neurologist: See your neurologist in order to determine the safest way to wean off of topiramate (Topamax) for your migraine headaches. There are many factors that your neurologist will consider, including your current dose, the duration of use, the reason for weaning off, etc. Tapering off too quickly can be dangerous. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a697012.html
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