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Topamac 50mg Tablet

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Topamac 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Topamac 50mg Tablet

Epilepsy/Seizures, Preventive treatment of migraine
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Alcohol
MRP
162
₹16.2/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Topamac Tablet

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Uses of Topamac Tablet

Topamac 50mg Tablet is used for Epilepsy/Seizures and preventive treatment of migraine.
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Topamac Tablet side effects

Common

Dizziness, Sleepiness, Nausea, Altered taste, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Weight loss, Memory impairment.

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How to use Topamac Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Topamac 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Topamac Tablet works

Topamac 50mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Topamac Tablet

Expert advice for Topamac Tablet

  • Topamac should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Topamac without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids throughout the day while taking Topamac. This can reduce the risk of kidney stones.
  • Proper hydration prior to and during activities such as exercise or exposure to warm temperature may reduce the risk of side effects such as decreased sweating and rise in body temperature.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Topamac, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines to treat glaucoma.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Topamac Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Topamac Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Topamac 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Topamac 50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Topamac 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Topamac 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Topamac 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Topamac 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Topamac 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Topamac 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Topamac Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Topamac 50mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Topamac Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Topiramate

No. Topamac is not a narcotic, benzodiazepine, MAOI, or a blood-thinning drug
No. Topamac is not indicated for weight loss. It is indicated for the treatment of seizures and migraine headaches. Please consult your doctor before taking the medicine
Topamac is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor before taking the medicine
Topamac is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take topiramate with naproxen, paracetamol, tramadol, Nyquil, Advil, Wellbutrin, methadone, phenteramine, Percocet, Adderall, Zoloft,Vicodin or garcinia?
Topiramate can be taken with naproxen, paracetamol, tramadol, Advil (ibuprofen), or garcinia only if prescribed by your doctor. Topiramate should not be taken with Nyquil, methadone, Percocet (oxycodone), Phenteramine, Zoloft (sertraline), and Vicodin (hydrocodone)
Yes. Topamac may cause acne, tiredness, weight loss, itching, low blood pressure, or insomnia. It does not cause weight gain. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Yes. Topamac may affect the action of oral contraceptive pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking Topamac.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Topamac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Topamac with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide, Librate, Serelib, Tribrium, Cebrum, Vizep, Tridium
Topamac with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest, Midzol
Topamac with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Topamac with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost
Topamac with Primidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Topamac with Ethinyl Estradiol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ethinyl Estradiol: Estogen, Choice, Lynoral, Veronica, Cyclenorm E, Secam E, Ethinorm E, Ncnorm E
Topamac with Fosfestrol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Honvan
Topamac with Phenobarbitone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone, Epitan
Topamac with Estriol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Estriol: Evalon
Topamac with Estrogen
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Estrogen: Conjugase, Cornil
Topamac with Tibolone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tibolone: Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib, Livial
Topamac with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran
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