Topiramate
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Topiramate?

(toe PYRE a mate)

• This medicine is used to treat seizures.

• This medicine is used to treat painful nerve diseases.

• This medicine is used to prevent migraine headaches.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Wear disease medical alert identification.

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• Follow laws about driving with a seizure condition.

• If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks, talk with healthcare provider before stopping. You may want to gradually withdraw this medicine.

• If you have glaucoma, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you are on a ketogenic diet, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney stones, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have mental...

 
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