What is Trokendi XR?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Topiramate

Trokendi XR is the brand name of Topiramate; it 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
Migraine headaches 6 4
cluster headaches 2 2
epilepsy 2 1
hemiplegic migraine 2 1
bipolar disorder 1 0
Headaches 1 0

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • 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 2
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Trokendi XR

Side effect Patients
Clumsiness 1
Memory and cognition problems 1
Memory problems 1
Problems concentrating 1
Sleepiness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Trokendi XR

Dosage Patients
50 mg daily 1
75 mg daily 1
100 mg daily 1
300 mg daily 1
400 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Trokendi XR

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Trokendi XR

Duration

Currently taking Trokendi XR

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Trokendi XR

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
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 2
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 2
< $25 0
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Trokendi XR after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Topiramate (Topamax) 2
Lithium Carbonate (Lithium Carbonate ER) 1
Propranolol (Inderal) 1
Tramadol (Ultram) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Trokendi XR.