anticonvulsant medicines is prescribed to control ceratin types of
seizures in the treatment of epilepsy. It doesn't cure epilepsy but
will only work to help control seizures for as long as you continue
to take it. Topiramate is also prescribed to prevent migraine
headaches in adults.
How to Use
Topiramate needs to be consumed exactly as per doctors
prescription, so that it benefit you in the best possible way.
Topiramate may be taken in a full or in an empty stomach. Swallow
the tablets whole, without breaking, crushing, or chewing them. The
capsules may be swallowed whole, or the contents of the capsule may
sprinkled on a teaspoonful of soft food like applesauce, custard,
ice cream, oatmeal, pudding, etc., and swallowed immediately without
The dose of topiramate will be different for different patients.
The number of tablets that you take depends on the strength of the
medicine. Kindly, follow your doctor's prescription.
In addition to it's required effects, a medicine may cause some
unwanted effects. Some possible side effects could be:
Any vision problems, burning, prickling, or tingling sensations;
clumsiness or unsteadiness ; confusion; continuous, uncontrolled
back-and-forth or rolling eye movements; dizziness; drowsiness; eye
redness; generalized slowing of mental and physical activity;
increased eye pressure; memory problems; menstrual changes &
pain; nervousness; speech or language problems; trouble in
concentrating or paying attention; unusual tiredness or weakness.
Follow the following precautions while taking or before being
prescribed thius medicine:
- Inform your doctor if you are allergic to cetirizine,
hydroxyzine, or any other medications.
- Also discuss all prescription and nonprescription medications
that you are taking.
- Inform, if you have any other ailments, if you are pregnant
or plan to become pregnant & if you are breast-feeding.
- Incase you experience any of the side effects consult your
In case of over dose & un-comfort immediately contact your
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible.
If it's time for the next dose, do not over doze.
To store this medicine keep it out of the reach of children in
clean & dry palce. Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to
break down. Keep the medicine from freezing & do not keep
outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure that any
discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.