What is Toprel?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Topiramate

Toprel is an international brand name for topiramate, an anti-convulsant 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
Migraine headaches 4 0
Agitation 1 7
Bipolar depressive episodes 1 7
Bipolar manic episodes 1 7
Bipolar mixed episodes 1 7
Borderline personality disorder 1 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
2
Moderate
2
Mild
0
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Toprel

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 1
Bipolar depressive episodes 1
Chest pain 1
Constipation with occasional impaction 1
Insomnia 1
Paresthesia 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Toprel

Dosage Patients
50 mg daily 1
100 mg daily 1
200 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Toprel

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Toprel

Duration

Currently taking Toprel

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Toprel

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 7
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Toprel.