Topiramate 25 mg Tab.
TOPOMED 25 Tablets contain Topiramate that belongs to the group of medicines called “antiepileptic (AED)/ anticonvulsant agent” that is used in the treatment of epilepsy (seizures) and can also be used to prevent migraine. Unprovoked, repeated seizures in the body are brought on by the chronic condition epilepsy. A seizure is a sudden brain attack that renders a person incapable of controlling their activities. A mental illness called migraine frequently results in severe or incapacitating headaches, as well as speaking difficulties, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound. By reducing the spread of seizure movement in the brain, this medication is responsible for reestablishing the equilibrium of cerebral activity. It prevents seizures and lessens the effects of migraines by regulating the electrical activity of the brain.
Antiepileptic drug Topiramate is used to treat migraines and epilepsy in mono or adjunctive therapy. Patients with partial-onset or primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures who are over 2 years old and receiving monotherapy for epilepsy are advised to take this medicine. In patients with partial-onset seizures or primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures receiving adjunctive therapy for epilepsy, it is recommended, whereas in patients older than 2 years of age, This medicine is recommended in patients with seizures linked to Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS). It is advised for the prevention of migraines. It acts By obstructing the voltage-dependent sodium and calcium channels and boosting the calming effects of GABA. It prevents or reduces seizures in people with epilepsy by regulating the brain’s nerves’ erratic activity. The hyperactive brain nerve cells that cause migraine are calmed down by this medication.
TOPOMED 25 Tablets can be taken with or without food as directed by the doctor, usually twice a day. The dosage of this medication is based on the medical condition. The dosage will gradually increase by the doctor to reduce the side effects. You can start your treatment with Topiramate once daily at bedtime, for some conditions. This medicine may take several days or weeks to get the full benefits. Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you are allergic to Topiramate or have other allergies. Tell your doctor or pharmacist about your medical history before taking this medication, especially if you have: a specific eye condition (narrow angle glaucoma), kidney or liver issues, mental or mood issues (such as depression or suicidal thoughts), lung or breathing issues, a specific metabolic imbalance (metabolic acidosis), persistent diarrhoea, a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates (ketogenic diet), or brittle bones (osteoporosis).
The dosage of this medicine is based on the medical condition many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. Some of the common side effects of TOPOMED 25 Tablets are:
Is Topiramate 25 mg Tablets safe to use for longer durations?
Yes, if this medication is prescribed by the doctor then it is totally safe to use for a longer duration.
Does Topiramate 25 mg Tablets affect fertility?
No, this medication does not affect fertility.
Do Topiramate 25 mg Tablets affect contraception methods?
Yes, it may affect working on contraceptives that include the combined pill, vaginal ring, patches,progestogen-only contraceptive pill, and emergency contraception.