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Topirol 25mg Tablet
Topirol 25mg Tablet

Topirol 25mg Tablet

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 87.00
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Topiramate(25.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-epileptic

Medical Description

Topirol 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 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. It works by stopping the abnormal excitation of brain cells in a part of the brain or the whole brain and in turn, stops the generation of seizures. Nausea or vomiting, loose motions or constipation, tiredness, low mood, sleepiness, dizziness are some of the side effects of using Topirol Tablet. This medicine can be taken with or without food.
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Uses of Topirol 25mg Tablet

Topirol 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 the treatment of seizures in a rare and severe form of epilepsy called lennox gastaut syndrome which starts in childhood.
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Contraindications of Topirol 25mg Tablet

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

Side effects of Topirol 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

Precautions and Warnings of Topirol 25mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Topirol Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Components of Topirol 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 Topirol Tablet.
  • If you become pregnant while on the treatment with this medicine immediately inform your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Topirol 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

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Topirol 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.

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 Topirol 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.

Mode of Action of Topirol 25mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Topirol 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.

Directions for Use of Topirol 25mg Tablet

Take Topirol 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 regularly and at a fixed time. Do not exceed the dose more than the recommended amount.
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Interactions of Topirol 25mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Topirol 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 Topirol Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Topirol 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 of Topirol 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 immediately.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Topirol 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

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Topirol Tablet?

A: Topirol 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 Topirol Tablet works?

A: Topirol 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 Topirol Tablet cause hair loss?

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

Q: Does Topirol Tablet make you sleepy?

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

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

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