What is Topamax Sprinkle?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Topiramate

Topamax® Sprinkle, a brand name for topiramate, is an anti-convulsant and is used with other medications to treat certain types of seizures in patients with epilepsy or Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. It is also used to prevent migraine or cluster headaches.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Epilepsy 6 0
Migraine headaches 3 2
Pain 1 1
Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic) 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Topamax Sprinkle

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Topamax Sprinkle

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Topamax Sprinkle

Duration

Stopped taking Topamax Sprinkle

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Topamax Sprinkle.