A 24-year-old male asked:
Can i have muscle aches and joint pain as a withdrawal symptom for 2 weeks from 50 mg of topiramate?(topamax) i only took it for 7 days once every morning then i stopped cold turkey after the 7th day then three days later i started having aches?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Body (muscle and joint) pain has not been reported as the withdrawal symptom when stopping topamax abruptly.
Answered Dec 02, 2021
Neurology 53 years experience
Rather unlikely to have a cause and effect outcome from topiramate after being off for several days. This persistent situation represents a new issue which needs an assessment by your doctor if it continues.
Answered Dec 19, 2021
Last updated Dec 19, 2021
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