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Coming Off Topamax
How would you recommend coming off topamax I'm currently on 75mg am and 50mg pm. What dosage should I drop to and how often. I'm on for migraines?
Is indicated to treat epilepsy, but mainly a second line or adjunctive agent, and also useful to prevent migraine headaches. Has several adverse effects including: kidney stones, narrow angle glaucoma, metabolic acidosis, heatstroke in kids, paresthesias, slowing of speech and cognition, drowsiness. ...Read more
Im on topamax 50mg for migraines it took them away completely for 2 weeks now thir coming back more often do I need a higher dose or is it not workig
After taking Topamax for 4 yrs I had a lg kidney stone. DR recommended coming off due to possible link w stone. Is it safe to go back on Topamax?
See side effects: Topomax has a wide variety of uses. It is used to treat everything from migraines, binge eating, alcoholism and post traumatic stress disorder. Side effects include short-term memory loss, word finding difficulty, numbness and tingling, upper respiratory tract infections, diarrhea, nausea and anorexia. Side effects which most commonly lead to discontinuing the drug include fatigue and confusion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many.: Many, but most not severe. Cannot get pregnant! difficulty concentrating, speech problems, especially difficulty thinking of specific words, memory problems, lack of coordination, confusion, nervousness, irritability, mood swings, depression, headache, drowsiness, weakness, excessive movement, uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body, uncontrollable eye movements, extreme thirst, weight loss! ...Read more
Usually: Weight loss is a common (usually desired) side effect from med, can cause strange sensations, sometimes you have to decrease dose or increase more slowly, but if not intolerable, would try to stick it out at least 2 weeks and symptoms generally resolve. ...Read more
Hi i want ask about topamax medicine I have 18 years and i took it from 4 years as yet is this medicine has negative point to me or bad results in fut?
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