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Side effects of topamax (topiramate) for my migraines?

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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
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In brief: Many and varied

Topamax (topiramate) causes a number of side effects, ranging from mild (tingling around the lips, altered taste of carbonated beverages), to severe (liver damage, memory problems).
It also causes appetite suppression, which can lead to weight loss in some patients.

In brief: Many and varied

Topamax (topiramate) causes a number of side effects, ranging from mild (tingling around the lips, altered taste of carbonated beverages), to severe (liver damage, memory problems).
It also causes appetite suppression, which can lead to weight loss in some patients.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: See below

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects.
Constipation; decreased sweating; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; flu-like symptoms; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness; numbness or tingling of the skin; runny nose; sore throat; stomach pain or upset; taste changes; tiredness; trouble sleeping; weight loss.

In brief: See below

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects.
Constipation; decreased sweating; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; flu-like symptoms; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness; numbness or tingling of the skin; runny nose; sore throat; stomach pain or upset; taste changes; tiredness; trouble sleeping; weight loss.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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