A member asked:

What can i expect to happen when i take topiramate for my iih. i'm scared of taking medication, and i've read i could lose my hair?!

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

also called IIH is not a benign condition. Many patients suffer from disabling headache, papilledema and blindness. The treatment is limited and has two goals: pain control and the preservation of blindness. Any medicine has the potential to cause side effects. The benefits of any medicine must be weighed against its possible risks. Take care.

Answered Nov 16, 2014



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