What is Topictal?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Topiramate

Topictal is an international brand of topiramate, 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.

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Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
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Moderate
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Mild
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Topictal

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Topictal

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Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Topictal

Duration

Stopped taking Topictal

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
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 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Topictal

Sep 30, 2010 (Started Sep 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for neuropathic pain- waist down and hands)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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