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Safe Topamax Other Pain Medications
Maybe: Topamax can be used in combination therapy with other pain medications. Treatment should be done by a qualified pain management specialist familiar with chronic medication management with topamax and other pain medications. Topamax can have the desirable side-effect of significant weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I just got prescribed medication to deal with my depression anxiety and anger. Is 50mg of topamax daily and 5 mg of Abilify safe?
Which is a safer, lower side effect profile drug, topamax or oxcarbazapine (in general terms, obv individuals vary)?
Don't 2nd guess: Neither is w/o risk and they are Rx'd for different (w/ overlap) conditions. You need to work w/ your Dr on selecting the best for you - say clearly that safety is impt to you. Know what they expect it to for your condition. Side EFX are pretty similar for both - your other health issues might be the swing vote. ...Read more
Is topamax safe to take with stomach ulcer ? I have stomach cramps and pain not sure why . I've been told possibly ulcer or inflammatory
Yes: These meds could be taken together, I am not aware if any studies have been done studying these meds together and if that increases rates of abstinance from alcohol. But in theory they may complement each other. I will emphazie however that medications alone are rarely if ever enough to stop problem drinking but can be helpful if used with psycosocial support such as aa or counseling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would it be safe for me to stop taking topamax because side effect are too bad and long will it take to get out off my body?
Don't just stop: With a medication like this I would urge you to not just suddenly stop this. Depending on why your are taking this you could cause your mood to rapidly destabilize or cause seizures to occur. Please talk with your prescribing physician before you embark on something like this. Best of luck. ...Read more
Ambien/Topamax: As prescribed, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: On what medications you are on but you can ask your pharmacist. ...Read more
I'm taking 100mg of topamax and its not working anymore. Lortab 5 isn't working now either. I don't want more medication. What options do I have?
Why r u taking meds?: You didn't mention why you're taking topamax & lortab so i can't really guess what your options would be. If you're taking topamax to prevent seizures, there are many options. Same goes for migraines. Even weight loss. And lortab for pain. Lots of options. Bottom line: talk to your doc. Tell her/him what you've noted above. S/he can offer you appropriate options for your condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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