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Topamac 25mg Tablet

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Topiramate(25.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Topamac Tablet contains Topiramate which is an anti-epileptic medicine. It is used for the treatment of epilepsy also known as fits (a brain disorder characterized by repeated seizures or convulsions ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Topamac 25mg Tablet

Topamac Tablet is used for the treatment of epilepsy (a brain disorder characterized by repeated seizures or convulsions where part of the brain or the whole brain is affected). It is also used for th...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Topamac 25mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Topiramate or any of the other ingredients of Topamac Tablet.
  • If you are pregnant and using this medicine for the prevention of migraine headache.
sideEffects

Side effects of Topamac 25mg Tablet

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Loose motions or constipation
  • Tiredness
  • Low mood
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Abnormal sensation over the body
  • Sleeplessness
  • Blurred vision
  • Loss of hair
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Topamac 25mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Topamac Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Components of Topamac Tablet are known to be harmful to foetus, thus it should be avoided in pregnant women.
  • It is necessary to perform a pregnancy test before starting with Topamac Tablet.
  • If you become pregnant while on the treatment with this medicine immediately inform your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Topamac Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine are known to be excreted in milk, this medicine should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Topamac Tablet?
A:
This medicine may cause sleepiness, dizziness or blurring of vision. Therefore, avoid driving while on this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Topamac Tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol while on this medicine can increase sleepiness, tiredness and other side effects of this medicine and also it can cause seizures to occur. Therefore avoid alcohol consumption while on this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney problems such as kidney stones.
  • You have metabolic acidosis (body fluid and blood abnormality).
  • You have glaucoma (an eye disorder).
  • You are pregnant or a woman of childbearing age, as taking this medicine in pregnancy could be dangerous for the foetus.
  • You are taking any other medicine containing topiramate
  • You have suicidal thoughts or harming yourself, in such cases immediately inform your doctor.
  • Do not stop taking Topamac Tablet on your own without consulting your doctor.
  • The weight of the patient should be checked regularly as taking this medicine may cause weight loss.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Topamac 25mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Topamac Tablet works by stopping the abnormal excitation of brain cells in a part of the brain or the whole brain and in turn stop the generation of seizure.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Topamac 25mg Tablet

Take Topamac Tablet as directed by the physician. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. It can be taken with or without food. Do not break, crush or chew the medicine. It is essential to take it reg...
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interactions

Interactions of Topamac 25mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Topamac Tablet with medicines used in brain diseases such as phenytoin or carbamazepine, herbal preparations of st John's wort decreases the blood concentration of this medicine.
  • Taking this medicine with valproic acid can cause a decrease in body temperature.
  • Inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a prescription) and herbal preparations before starting with Topamac Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Topamac 25mg Tablet

  • Store at a temperature not above 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Topamac 25mg Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include sleepiness, blurring of vision, dizziness, low mood, etc. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immedia...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Topamac Tablet then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Topamac Tablet?

A: Topamac Tablet is used alone or together with other antiepileptic medicines for the treatment of epilepsy (a brain disorder characterized by repeated seizures or convulsions where part of the brain or whole brain is affected). It is also used for the treatment of seizures in a rare and severe form of epilepsy called lennox gastaut syndrome which starts in childhood.

Q: How Topamac Tablet works?

A: Topamac Tablet works by stopping the abnormal excitation of brain cells in a part of the brain or whole brain and in turn stops the generation of seizures.

Q: Can Topamac Tablet cause hair loss?

A: Topamac Tablet can cause hair loss as a side effect of using this medicine.

Q: Does Topamac Tablet make you sleepy?

A: Topamac Tablet can cause sleepiness as its side effect.

Q: Can I stop taking Topamac Tablet suddenly if I feel good?

A: Topamac Tablet should not be stopped suddenly as it may increase the chances of seizures. The dose of this medicine has to be tapered while stopping this medicine as advised by your doctor.

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Last Updated on: 22 Mar 2021 | 02:27 PM (IST)
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