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

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Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/18/2014 3:29:09 PM

Reviewer: Mwalden5003, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
About 3 years ago I was prescribed this to prevent my 10-15 migraines a month. Although I was only on this for 2 months, the side affects were absolutely terrible. I had every side affect on the pharmacy paper, from the tingling hands and feet, loss of apetite (everything tasted like led), I had terrible mood swings and I was very depressed. Its a shame because it did very much prevent the headach ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/17/2014 8:19:44 AM

Reviewer: Linnie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I love how this medication keeps me from getting migraines, but the side effects, are pretty bad. I can't remember small things, I get angry easily, or panic, my stomach hurts when I eat. It's sad you take one medication to fix one problem and end up with a whole bunch of others.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/13/2014 6:13:08 PM

Reviewer: Mary 214, Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The tablet works really works well. But I have very nasty mouth ulcers and tonsilitis but I have suffered with mouth ulcers. Then in the 2 years I have been suffering mouth ulcers. I am only 2 months on topomax. My belief is there is something else going on. 10 years trying to get any answers? If anybody could let me know if. They have an experiece.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/13/2014 1:41:20 PM

Reviewer: tammerra, 25-34 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 helped so much preventing my migraines so much! I have suffered from crippling migraines with aura since I was 13. Topamax along with two other medications have been the only thing to help treat and prevent my migraines. I will take these random side effects ANY day over the horrible side effects my migraines would give me. The stuttering and slow thought process side effects f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/4/2014 4:15:30 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I do not just suffer from classic migraine I also have intercranial hypertension ( benign ) so also take meds for that .i take 300mg of topamax I am currently raising them to 400mg a day but. I do find some of the side effects awful ,headache ,blurred vision,terrible taste in your mouth that never go's I do not no If these tablets are causing this problem but I am also having feelings like my ... Show Full Comment

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