Topaz 25 mg
Topaz (Topiramate) is an anti seizure drug, also called as an anticonvulsant. It is prescribed mainly as a standalone drug or in combination with other medications to treat seizures in adults and children who are above 2 years of age. Topaz is also prescribed for preventing migraine headaches in adults. Topaz is used to treat seizures or fits in adults and children, either alone or in combination with other drugs. Topaz is also used in the prevention of migraine headaches in adults. Topaz belongs to a class of medicines known as anti-epileptic drugs. Topaz decreases the abnormal and excessive electrical signals in the brain that cause seizures or fits.
Topaz is a FDA pregnancy category D drug. Pregnant women must not start or stop taking Topaz without their doctor's advice. Topaz may cause cleft lip or cleft palate in the baby if taken during pregnancy. Topiramate may harm an unborn baby, but seizure during pregnancy can also be detrimental for both mother and baby. Let your doctor know immediately if you become pregnant while taking Topiramate. Topaz can get into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby and hence Topiramate is not recommended for nursing mothers.
Some side effects of Topaz: dizziness, drowsiness, headache, blurred or double vision with pain around or behind the eyes, loss of coordination, slowed thinking, shaking (tremor), nausea, vomiting, or upset stomach. If any of these conditions persist for too long and deteriorate, seek immediate medical attention.
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