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Gabapentin
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Topamax
Other name: Neurontin Neurontin
Other name: Topiramate Topiramate
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Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ...
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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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Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ...
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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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immediately. I had severe side effects like memory loss...
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" ...I would definitely recommend gabapentin. It worked a lot better for ...When I was prescribed topamax I had to be hospitalized immediately. I had severe side effects like memory loss, confusion,... "

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x2 for about 2 yrs. Increasing the dosage was a nightmare...
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" I was on Topamax 750mg x2 for about 2 yrs. Increasing the dosage was a nightmare! I haven't experienced side effects as such, the only issue I had was when I was gradually increasing the dosage. I... "

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om gabapentin was Topamax, which 1) helped my pain and 2) he...
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" ...are gaining. What they switched me to from gabapentin was Topamax, which 1) helped my pain and 2) helped ...lose all the excess I had... "

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as recommended Topomax medication from Gabapentin. He says t...
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" Topomax My neurologist has recommended Topomax medication from Gabapentin. He says that it works better in term of nerve pain (burning) and helps to lose... "

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a month later? Very inspiring to see that it seemed to work...
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" ...are things going with Topamax now, a month later? Very inspiring to see that it seemed to work so well for you.... "

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I recall some people saying topamax helped theirs.Hugs, Tin
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" ...that particularly helps it besides a couple of meds. Gabapentin helps mine, and I think I recall some people saying topamax helped theirs. Hugs,... "

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headaches. I take topamax, epilim, and gabapentin for...
" ...chronic cluster headaches. I take topamax, epilim, and gabapentin for the migraines. The gabapentin seems to work best I am about to start ...So although mine are not good I would recommend gabapentin... "

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worst nounal aphasia since the Topamax empire. Example: \"I...
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" I'm on gabapentin for anxiety and it works really well for me at a low dose. Unfortunately, it has turned me into an idiot with the worst nounal aphasia since the Topamax... "

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prevention and have for almost 2 years. It is very effective...
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" i take topamax for migraine prevention and have for almost 2 years. It is very effective for that for me ...the tremor) I also take gabapentin for nerve pain, which isn't really all ...found that side... "

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it seems that Topamax generally has the best results with a...
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" ...Dr S seems to love Gabapentin but I have yet to ...and nobody said 'yes Gabapentin is really helping me'. From what I have ...migraine, it seems that Topamax generally has the best results with a number... "

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