A 23-year-old female asked:
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if i have had a cough for the past month is it ok that i am taking topamax (topiramate) prescribed for weight loss?

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Dr. Matthew Holtkamp
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: Hi, topamax (topiramate) should not cause any change to your immunity. However can cause dry mouth and nervousness that may exacerbate an underlying vocal tic (cough). I would look for other causes of the cough, but the only way to be sure would be to come off the topamax (topiramate).
Answered on Apr 7, 2016

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