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Other names: Topiramate
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Topiramate (brand name Topamax) is an anticonvulsant (antiepilepsy) drug. It was originally produced by Ortho-McNeil Neurologics...
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Topamax for Migraines
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Topamax & Water Retention

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" ...side effects, i.e. feeling loopy, water retention, gaining weight. So ...on 400mg. of TOPAMAX. I have NO side effects from it and in fact I LOST 10 lbs. There is no water retention, no feelin... "

" ...topamax? I am trying to wean myself off of the medication so my husband and I can start a family, but each time I try I, swell up terribly. Within a week of reducing the medication, my fingers, h... "

" ...MUCH higher dose of Topamax. I'm on 400mg per day and it works GREAT. it takes ...~ and I've had sciatica for 25 years. ...Neurontin! That makes you retain water - Topamax does not. Jus... "

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" ...anything, I also gained at least 30 pounds on topomax. What can be done to rid myself of this water retention. If you have any suggestions please let me know.... "

" ...It made me retain water, made me loopy, and made my ankles swell. My doc switched me to TOPAMAX and low and behold, I didn't retain water, I lost ...I have NO side effects from Topamax, but of... "

" ...were awful I had terrible water retention and the spacey foggy ...enough with that...but the water retention was too extreme even for my doctor. Today...he started me on Topamax. We'll sta... "

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" to help me to retain water. I tend faint when I ...when I faint I get this really bad pain in my head and ...that I don't feel my landing. Btw, Topomax does wonders for me, and is... "

" ...and water retention, plus i felt loopy. i asked my doc about topamax, and he put me on that instead. i now take 400mg of that and it works like magic. not only that but i have no side effects... "

" ...spine, it sucks! Why not ask your doc to let you try Topamax? It's like Neurontin, ...least not nearly as much! I found that Topamax works MUCH better than Neurontin (Gabapentin). ... "

" ...ask your doc for Topamax. It will STOP the ...a bunch of weight and retain water, feel loopy and miserable. Topamax doesn't do any of that. In fact, I never had ANY side effects at all. You ... "

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