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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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Keppra 28,120 Lamictal 20,145 Topamax 14,231
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Topamax vs Zonegran

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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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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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for quite a while and started having major memory issues...
" I 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. The ...only downside to both the Topomax... "

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

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was on for around two years and had VERY, VERY bad hair loss...
" ...too after stopping the Topamax which I was on for around two years and had VERY, VERY bad hair loss the whole time. I'm ...but don't want to start to loose my hair again. Thanks for posting about... "

it that it works just like topamax and therefore it got...
" I 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 got ...that usually when people can't tolerate... "

switching from topamax because of the memory issues. I...
" I've been on zonegran for a good 2 years after switching from topamax because of the memory issues. I do remember grabbing ...hair in the shower taking topamax. I do occasionally get small ...nothing near... "

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

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

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switched from topomax to zonegran. Zonegran has less side...
" I switched from topomax to zonegran. Zonegran has less side effects, but doesn't work as well on the migrianes.... "

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

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my third child the topamax didn't work anymore. I've been...
" I'm on zonegran and welbutrin for bi-polar and ...have just changed to zonegran 3 months ago from topamax. After my third child the topamax didn't work anymore.... "

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