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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Topamax Oral.

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Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/26/2007 6:03:19 AM

Reviewer: beaupeace, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had many side effects, tingling in face,arm, confusion, pain in chest, pain in right eye

Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/26/2007 1:08:49 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/25/2007 9:00:49 PM

Reviewer: ljcarr22, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i was given topamax for migraines caused by psudotumor cerebri (imbalance of spinal and brain fluid). from the first day the optho-neuro prescribed i suffored tremors, hair loss, memory problems, seizores, sleeplessness, dizziness etc... i was finally diagnosed with a spinal tumor (after 3 years) and stroke(after 5 years) and have taken nortriptiline and maxalt ever since to help control my migrai ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/24/2007 3:04:04 PM

Reviewer: Rachel, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been using it for migraines. I lost weight with it, and I am a thin person to begin with. I also have been more tired on it, extremely in the last couple months which I am going to get tested to see if its from the Topomax.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/24/2007 11:30:33 AM

Reviewer: siefke, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication has been a blessing for the reduction of migraines. The only downfall I have with it is the weight loss, however, most patients I'm sure wouldn't mind that added benefit.

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