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Side Effects

List Topamax side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Topamax:

Common side effects of Topamax:

  • Cannot Focus ThoughtsSevere
  • ConfusedSevere
  • Difficulty SpeakingSevere
  • DizzySevere
  • Double VisionSevere
  • DrowsinessSevere
  • Feeling WeakSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Involuntary Eye MovementSevere
  • Irregular PeriodsSevere
  • Loss of MemorySevere
  • NervousSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • Painful PeriodsSevere
  • Breast TendernessLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Problem BehaviorLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Topamax:

  • Aggressive BehaviorSevere
  • BronchitisSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Feeling RestlessSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
  • Inflammation of the NoseSevere
  • Kidney StoneSevere
  • Loss of AppetiteSevere
  • Mental ImpairmentSevere
  • Mood ChangesSevere
  • Ringing in the EarsSevere
  • Stomach CrampsSevere
  • Throat IrritationSevere
  • UncoordinatedSevere
  • Visible Water RetentionSevere
  • Abnormal Increase in Muscle ToneLess Severe
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Chest PainLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Infection caused by a VirusLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the GumsLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • NumbnessLess Severe
  • Pain in Arms or LegsLess Severe
  • Premature Ejection of SemenLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe

Rare side effects of Topamax:

  • AnemiaSevere
  • Angle-Closure Glaucoma caused by Another DiseaseSevere
  • AsthmaSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • ChillsSevere
  • Decreased SweatingSevere
  • Difficult or Painful UrinationSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Excess Body AcidSevere
  • Frequent UrinationSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
  • High Amount of Ammonium in the BloodSevere
  • Inability to have an ErectionSevere
  • Increased Pressure in the EyeSevere
  • Inflammation of the Skin with BlistersSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Mental Disorder with Loss of Normal Personality & RealitySevere
  • NearsightednessSevere
  • NosebleedSevere
  • Pain in the EyeSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Pink EyeSevere
  • PneumoniaSevere
  • Problems with EyesightSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • AcneLess Severe
  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodLess Severe
  • Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the EsophagusLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Excessive ThirstLess Severe
  • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Problems with Bladder ControlLess Severe
  • Red EyesLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Visual Field DefectLess Severe
  • Yeast Infection of Vagina and VulvaLess Severe

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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