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epileptic seizure, occasionally referred to as a fit, is defined as a transient symptom of "abnormal excessive or synchronous ne...
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Common Seizures treatments discussed around the web
Keppra 27,201 Lamictal 19,359 Topamax 13,623
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Topamax
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Zonegran
Other name: Topiramate (Topiramate)
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Topiramate (brand name Topamax) is an anticonvulsant (antiepilepsy) drug. It was originally produced by Ortho-McNeil Neurologics and Noramco, Inc., both divisions of the Johnson & Johnson Corporation. This medication was discovered in 1979 by Bruce...
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Zonisamide is a sulfonamide (medicine) anticonvulsant approved for use as an Wiktionary:adjunct therapy in adults with seizures for adults infantile spasm, mixed seizure types of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, myoclonic, and generalized tonic clonic seizure...
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Hair Loss
8
Kidney Stones
5
Memory Loss
4
Rash
3
Memory Problems
3
Psychotic
3
Burning
3
Forgetfulness
2
Suicidal
2
Hallucinations
2
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Hair Loss
8
Kidney Stones
8
Rash
8
Nausea
7
Dizzy
7
Sleepy
6
Drowsy
6
Acidosis
3
Psychotic
3
Memory Problems
3
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About Topamax
Topiramate (brand name Topamax) is an anticonvulsant (antiepilepsy) drug. It was originally produced by Ortho-McNeil Neurologics and Noramco, Inc., both divisions of the Johnson & Johnson Corporation. This medication was discovered in 1979 by Bruce...
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About Zonegran
Zonisamide is a sulfonamide (medicine) anticonvulsant approved for use as an Wiktionary:adjunct therapy in adults with seizures for adults infantile spasm, mixed seizure types of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, myoclonic, and generalized tonic clonic seizure...
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" ...took Topomax for quite a while and started having major memory issues. My neurologist switched me to Zonegran a few weeks ago and it has helped quite a bit. ...to both the Topomax and and Zoneg... "

" ...also did not have bad side effects from topamax. I was pretty scared ...ask your doctor about zonegran- a cousin to topamax. Topamax never really worked for my migraines, but zonegran seems to b... "

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" ...after stopping the Topamax which I was on for around two years and had VERY, VERY bad hair loss the whole time. ...want to start to loose my hair again. Thanks for posting about Zonegran, it's n... "

" ...din't take zonisamide but i read real experiences of other people and the bad thing i can say about it that it works just like topamax and therefore it ...when people can't tolerate topamax they... "

" ...been on zonegran for a good 2 years after switching from topamax because of the memory issues. I do remember ...the shower taking topamax. I do occasionally ...what I was losing with the topa... "

" ...Topamax was making my hair fall out! I was switched to Zonegran and it is working great. No problems ...tollerate the Zonegran. I think it is a great change from that horrible Topamax. Hope ... "

" ...Lydia was on keppra. It was horrific. My sweet baby became a demon child and couldn't help it. The anger/behavior ...had already failed zonegran and she's allergic to topomax) which was our wond... "

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" ...Zonegran has less side effects, but doesn't work as well on the migrianes. The dopey feeling, i.e.,... "

" ...just switched to zonegran from topamax on Thursday....allergic reaction to the topamax. Not sure how long it takes for the topamax to... "

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" ...zonegran and welbutrin for ...just changed to zonegran 3 months ago from topamax. After my third child the topamax didn't work anymore. I've been pleased... "

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