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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of topiramate Oral.

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Condition: Migraine Prevention
8/13/2009 1:32:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am trying to get rid of a headache I have had for 3 months. Neurontin didn't work. Topamax is not working. It is mostly an all over pressure headache with a few zingers thrown in from time to time, but always there. MRI showed nothing. Most relief gotten is from taking aspirin > tylenol > ibuprofen > every 2 hrs when I remember or can get to them. But it is very hard on the st ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
8/5/2009 4:13:00 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Migraine Prevention
7/15/2009 12:54:24 PM

Reviewer: Imn2jrts, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Posted on 6/17/09 with hair loss due to taking this generic. Am glad to say I am back on the brand and my hair is starting to return to normal and am starting to feel the same way before taking the generic. Wish I could take it because of the low cost, but too many side effects.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
7/10/2009 12:33:59 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
In response to post from 6/17/2009, I had a very similar experience with hair loss. I am a very young 35 yr. old who started losing hair by the hand fulls. I quit using a brand name shampoo that I had researched and found out was known to cause hair loss! But my pharmacy fluctuates between the real and the generic, so my hair has stopped falling out now. But I agree with you that I would rather ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
6/17/2009 9:45:00 PM

Reviewer: Imn2jrts, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is the poisoned version of Topamax, not the generic version. I started taking brand Topamax 6 months ago. Had some tingling in my hands(minor) and stomach upset(which just made me more aware of eating better) and loss of appetite/weight loss(but I could afford to lose some weight)--none of these I could not live with. I have had worse side effects on other prescriptions I have taken. Less tha ... Show Full Comment

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