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Could topamax (topiramate) be causing chest pain and dizziness that are worse when I lie down?

Could topamax (topiramate) be causing chest pain and dizziness that are worse when I lie down?

Possible: Topamax (topiramate) has been linked to increased indigestion and to pancreatitis. You should not assume it is the topomax, as this is not a benign drug and the symptoms could indicate something more serious. Report this to your pcp. ...Read more

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Dr. Colin Sanner
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Topiramate (Definition)

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


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Topiramate caused constant lower-left chest pain that worsened with movement until I stepped down 25mg. What causes it to do that? What is bone pain?

Topiramate caused constant lower-left chest pain that worsened with movement until I stepped down 25mg. What causes it to do that? What is bone pain?

Medication: I have been prescribing Topiramate for years and have not seen this particular side effect. Any medication can cause rate side effects. You may look into changing the medication. ...Read more

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Can summer allergies cause chest pain and dizziness?

Chest pains: All chest pains have to be considered serious until all the dangerous conditions are ruled out. You should be seen by a doctor if you're getting chest pain and dizziness. ...Read more

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What causes left side chest pain, dizziness, fatigue and nausea?

What causes left side chest pain, dizziness, fatigue and  nausea?

There are many: There are many that can do that, muscles, rib, nerves even from the neck, lungs, but we always have to worry first about what can be most devastating and that's the heart. Have a good work up and have your doctor explain it to you well. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness and chest pain?

See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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What can cause your arms to experience sever pain then subside also dizzy with occasional chest pain?

What can cause your arms to experience sever pain then subside also dizzy with occasional chest pain?

Heart: At your age, sounds like angina with decreased blood flow to heart. See your MD ASAP to check this problem. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more