Topamac 50 mg
Topamac 50 MG Tablet, an anti-convulsing, aids in the treatment of seizures. The doctor may prescribe the drug with a combination of other medicines or all on its own, depending on the condition of the patient. The drug also effectively prevents headaches that occur because of migraine. Topamac 50 MG Tablet controls certain chemicals present in the brain, thus treating seizures and preventing headaches.
The drug should only be used if it is prescribed by a doctor. Before starting the drug provide your medical history and discuss the benefits and risks of taking it. The drug is not meant for patients who are allergic to any ingredient in it or those who suffer from metabolic acidosis, that is, high levels of acid in the blood. Also inform your doctor if you are pregnant or trying to conceive or breast feeding before starting Topamac 50 MG Tablet. Give him a list of medicines that you are taking presently. Ensure that you include prescribed, non-prescribed as well as any herbal medicines that you are taking. This is primarily because there are some medicines which tend to react with Topamac 50 MG Tablet resulting in severe complications. Tell the doctor about any allergies related to food or other medicines that you may have.
Some side effects will occur when you take Topamac 50 MG Tablet. A few common side effects of this drug are-
dryness of the mouth
pain in the stomach
Some patients may also experience severe side effects like-
pain in the bones
fever accompanied with chills
pain in the chest
problems with concentration and coordination
behavioral changes, like mood swings
A doctor should be consulted if the side effects persist or become worse.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.
Topamac 50 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures which is a brain disorder characterized by uncontrolled jerking movements and loss of consciousness.
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (Lgs)
Topamac 50 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome which is a type of seizures characterized by multiple seizures.
Topamac 50 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of a severe headache in migraine patients.
Unusual Tiredness And Weakness
Loss Of Appetite
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If itâ€™s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor if any symptoms of the overdose like drowsiness, slurred speech appear.
This medicine works by blocking sodium channels and increases the release of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) which is an inhibitory neurotransmitter and thus reduces the excitation of the brain cells.