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Generic Name: TOPIRAMATE SPRINKLES - ORAL Pronounced: (toe-PEER-uh-mate) Topamax Oral Overdose
If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center
or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison
Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison
control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: severe drowsiness, loss of
Topamax Oral Missed Dose
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it
is within 6 hours of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual
dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up. If you miss more than one
dose, call your doctor for advice.
Topamax Oral Notes
Do not share this medication with others.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as eye exams,
bicarbonate blood level) should be performed to monitor your progress and check
for side effects.
Topamax Oral Storage
Store in a tightly closed container a...
I have been on Topamax for menstrual migraine for 18 months and it has literally saved my life. My bi-monthly migraines are now minor headaches and I tolerate the drug beautifully. My dosage is 2 x 50mg daily. My problem relates to urinary urge that does not seem to relate to anything. I have had clear urine tests. Two ultrasounds and a CT scan turned up nothing. I do not have any infections. Have you heard of people with this problem whilst taking Topamax? It is listed as a rare side effect, but weight loss is also a rare side effect and this also happened to me and I was already slim.
Thanks in advance, Linda.
As you noted, this can be a side effect of topiramate (Topamax) Yes, we have had patients who experienced this. For some, it was somewhat mild and dissipated after they had take topiramate for a time. For others, it was more problematic and did not dissipate. For...
The FDA has issued new warnings about Topamax (topiramate) a medication sometimes used for Migraine and headache prevention. New information from the North American Antiepileptic Drug (AED) Pregnancy Registry shows an increased risk of oral clefts in infants exposed to topiramate during the first trimester of pregnancy. Oral clefts are cleft lip and cleft palate. Russell Katz, M.D., director of the Division of Neurology Products in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, stated, "Health care professionals should carefully consider the benefits and risks of topiramate when prescribing it to women of childbearing age. Alternative medications that have a lower risk of birth defects should be considered." 3 Johnson and Johnson, the manufacturer of brand name Topamax, said in a statement that Topamax labeling already outlines the risks for pregnant women, and, "Today's FDA announcement strengthens this, and notes there is positive eviden...
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