Topema

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Topema Products

Topema Products are primarily used for

Epilepsy/Seizures, Prevention of migraine, Lennox–Gastaut syndrome

About Topema Products

Uses of Topema Products

Topiramate is used for epilepsy/seizures, Prevention of migraine and Lennox–Gastaut syndrome.

Topema Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Topema are Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Fever, Loss of appetite, Memory impairment, Nausea, Nervousness, Numbness, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Psychomotor impairment, Sleepiness, Speech disorder, Taste change, Upper respiratory tract infection, Visual impairment, Weight loss.

How Topema Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Topema Products

Frequently asked questions about Topema Products

Frequently asked questions about Topiramate

Q. For how long do I need to take Topema 25mg Tablet?
The dose and duration of this medicine will depend on your doctor’s advice. Topema 25mg Tablet does not cure your condition (seizures/migraine) but prevents them from occurring. So, you may have to keep taking it for months or years depending on improvement in your symptoms and side effects that may occur.
Q. Is Topema 25mg Tablet good for anxiety?
Topema 25mg Tablet is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor before taking the medicine.
Q. What are the serious side effects of Topema 25mg Tablet?
Serious side effects of Topema 25mg Tablet are rare. The serious effects of Topema 25mg Tablet may include glaucoma (difficulty in seeing, eye pain and blurred vision), kidney stones (sharp pain in your sides or lower back) and metabolic acidosis (tiredness, loss of appetite, irregular and faint heartbeat). Other serious side effects of Topema 25mg Tablet could be suicidal thoughts and insufficient sweating (some children taking Topema 25mg Tablet may not sweat enough in hot weather, causing their body temperatures to rise).
Q. I am taking valproic acid for fits. Will Topema 25mg Tablet interfere with the working of valproic acid? Can this combination be taken?
Topema 25mg Tablet does not interfere with the working of valproic acid, but it increases the risk of getting excess levels of ammonia in blood (hyperammonemia). Increased levels of ammonia in blood can be dangerous and may cause difficulty in thinking, remembering information or solving problems. It may also decrease your alertness and make you feel very sleepy with low energy. Immediately inform your doctor if you notice these symptoms. It is important to know that, in rare cases, Topema 25mg Tablet alone can cause hyperammonemia.
Q. Can Topema 25mg Tablet be used in children?
Yes, Topema 25mg Tablet is used for seizures in children more than 2 years of age. However, because of the lack of any reports, this medicine is not recommended to be used in children for migraine.
Q. Since I have started using Topema 25mg Tablet people are saying that I have lost weight. Is it because of Topema 25mg Tablet or something else for which I should get investigated?
It could be due to Topema 25mg Tablet because Topema 25mg Tablet commonly causes weight loss probably due to decrease in appetite. If you still have any doubts, talk to your doctor who will advise you appropriately.

Products for Topema

Topema 25mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
47
Not Available
Topema 50mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
96.5
Not Available

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