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A 23-year-old female asked:

Which treatment is more tolerable in terms of side effects for pseudotumour cerebri? diamox (acetazolamide) or topiramate? which is best??

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 21 years experience
Diamox (acetazolamide) better: Diamox (acetazolamide) is more effective than topiramate, but it may have more side effects. I would not normally ask people to use topiramate unless they fail diamox (acetazolamide) or unless I think they may have frequent migraine headaches.
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