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Topamax Cause Leg Pains Pain
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 have burning legs and arms I had this awhile ago and this started back again. Do you think topamax will help the burning
R/O NEUROPATHY : R/O NEUROPATHY You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com An MRI Of the brain and cervical spine is warranted to evaluate for MS and disc disease. Topamax is effective for pain, start at low dose and titrate slowly ...Read more
My daughter just started taking topamax for her epilepsy. And i dont know if this on her leg is a rash from it or is her eczema?
I started taking topamax night before last for migraines and today my legs and feet feel swollen. Could this be related? I'm also dx'd w/ sinus tach
It's possible: Although it's a bit earlier than I'd anticipate Topamax is known to cause neuropathy as a side effect and the FEELING of swelling without actual swelling is one of those weird sensations that can happen though not the most common. Ask your doctor to stop the medication and prescribe another prophylactic agent. I'm happy to help you as well if possible. Write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
Started taking topamax two weeks ago. One side effect is itching, all over but mostly arms and legs. Is this likely to go away soon?
Side effects: Topamax can cause an allergic reaction but it is less comparing to other seizure medications, the other side effects is tingling of both fingers and toes as it works on calcium channels, this is a transient and short lasting adverse effect and it can be lessen by taking potassium-rich food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can twitching in the limbs during a eeg test for any part of it prove abnormal? I have hemanghihomas on my brain already and take topamax.
Sufferfrom worst migraines ever about a year now. Tried diff prescrip meds none work.Curr on topomax and norco.Legs\feet going numb. Inthe worst pain ever?
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can topamax be the cause of tingling and numbness in toes feet fingers and hands, as well as sharp stabbing pains in my stomach?
Yes, it can: This seizure medication seems to have been prescribed for an off-label use in your case. Those side effects are reported and the tingling is actually common. Don't just stop use, but have your doctor properly takr you off it unless there's a very clear need for it that can be explained. Best! ...Read more
Combination: Actually, a drug combination treatment approach may prove more efficacious than single drug treatment. Both drugs are typical for neuropathic or "nerve" pain. The side effects of using both drugs together would be compounded and should be considered when prescribed together. ...Read more
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