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Are side effects of topamax (topiramate) permanent or only when you are taking it?
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: Temporary
Usually only for the first few weeks you take it.
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;.

In brief: Temporary
Usually only for the first few weeks you take it.
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;.
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