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what are the withdrawal symptoms of topamax (topiramate)?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
Weight gain,headache: Topomax is helpful to get rid of daily headache, seizures, work as a mood stabilizer, reduce craving to food, opiates, alcohol depending on the reason for using it --after several month, withdrawal can cause weight gain, seizures, headache.
Answered on Jan 27, 2017
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