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Topamax â Side-Effects, Safety and Recall Information

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According to the FDA, side-effects from Topamax®* are not common, but they can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these side-effects are severe or do not go away:

· drowsiness
· nervousness
· confusion
· difficulty coordinating movements
· tingling or numbness in the hands or feet

If you experience any of the following side effects, call your doctor immediately:

· blurred or double vision
· eye pain
· eye redness

*Topamax® is marketed by Ortho-McNeil to reduce epileptic seizures. The active ingredient in Topamax® is topiramate.


Disclaimer: The information presented here is not meant to be medical advice nor to act as a substitute for medical advice. Serious side-effects, including death, could result if one were to take any prescription medicine without the supervision of a physician.

Copyright 2003, Thomas Manaugh, PhD