Side effect(s) of Topiramate

Review the side-effects of Topiramate as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

- Hypertension, slow heart beat.

  Central Nervous System
- Tingling, drowsiness, nervousness, confusion, difficulty with concentration, dizziness, fatigue,difficulty with memory, depression, speech disorders, behavior problems, abnormal gait, anxiety, abnormal coordination,mood problems, language problems, aggressive reaction, sleeplessness, tremor, involuntary muscle contraction, agitation.

- Hair loss, itching, rash, acne, skin disorder, dermatitis, redness of the skin, eczema, increased sweating, seborrhea, skin discoloration.

  Eye and ENT
- Abnormal tears , eye pain,double vision, blurred vision, conjunctivitis, eye abnormality, tinnitus, abnormal accommodation, decreased hearing, inflammation of the middle ear, tinnitus, inflammation of pharynx.

- Loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, difficulty in swallowing, increased saliva, constipation, dry mouth, gas,fecal incontinence, gingivitis, inflammation of the tongue, gum hyperplasia, tooth disorder, inflammation of pancreas.

- Breast pain, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infection, cyst in urine, menstrual disorder, premature ejaculation, kidney stone, vaginal bleeding; absence of menstrual cycle, frequency, prostate disorder, intermenstrual bleeding, acid in urine tube.

- Multiple bleeding, nose bleed, decrease in hemoglobin, white blood cells, blood clot.

- Gamma-GT increased, liver failure, jaundice.

- Loss of weight, thirst, low blood sugar, increased appetite.

- Joint pain, leg cramps, muscle pain.

- Upper respiratory tract infection, runny nose, pneumonia, coughing, difficulty in breathing, asthma, respiratory disorder.

- Injury, fever, viral infection, back pain, chest pain, flu-like symptoms, leg pain, allergic reaction, hot flushes, neoplasm, body odor, rigors, skeletal pain.

Other Precautions :

Avoid abrupt withdrawal.
Seek immediate medical attention if blurred vision or eye pain.

Drug Name : Topiramate

Topiramate(Topamax) generic is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for the treatment of seizures and prevents migraine headaches, either alone or with other medications. It decreases abnormal excitement in the brain.

Trade Names for Topiramate

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