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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Topamax oral.

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Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/8/2008 6:00:01 PM

Reviewer: headpeon, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I didn't know Topamax was also used for involuntary quivering and using too much alcohol, but I will say this - although my migraines haven't decreased, the involuntary quivering I was experiencing in my head and neck has stopped completely and if I cross the one beer boundary, I feel nauseated, so in those two respects, this drug worked fabulously! Unfortunately, the complete and utter di ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/8/2008 12:18:53 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/3/2008 8:50:45 PM

Reviewer: blondi, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I went from living with a daily headache and of the daily headaches at least 4 days a week those headaches were a migraine. A screaming migraine. Now I have probably on an average 2 or 3 migraines a month and they are typically not as severe as they used to be with the medication.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/3/2008 1:58:59 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have been on Topamax for about a year now and my Dr. has increased the dosage from 25mg/day to 50mg/day after about 3 months. Since then, I've lost 20 lbs (a lot when you started at only 129) and have had severe stomach pains every time I eat. My Dr. now wants to run all sorts of tests even after I asked if it was due to the Topamax. I am now slowly going off the drug since I'm always c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/1/2008 6:13:31 PM

Reviewer: Heathermay, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The FDA just issued a suicide watch for Topamax users. Be aware and discuss any thoughts with your doctor immediately http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS /2008/NEW01786.html

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