... I had been told I had atypical complex migraines before and put on topomax which didn't stop the migraines. The thing about these migraines is that they rarely had headaches with them... ... (7 replies)
... My son was on topomax and it made him itchy all over....even the bottoms of his feet. As far as chewing on things....could he just be teething? ... (2 replies)
... I have a 2 year old that has been on Topomax liquid 4 ml 2x's a day. He is chewing on everything he can get his hands on, he can't seem to control it. ... (2 replies)
... I was taking topomax but had extremely bad side-effects with it, lost my appetite & didn't eat for 6 wks, got told I had to see a psychiatrist by my doctor as I was anorexic, which I KNOW I wasn't which was the really frustrating part of it. When I saw my epilepsy specialist & he ehard all the symptoms he straight away said it was a condition called Ketosis caused by the... (13 replies)
... Hello. I really don't reccomend Topomax for anyone... ... (3 replies)
... Hi All:
I am new to this board but wanted to let you know something. I had a low
B12 before I started taking topomax. I had been giving myself the shots for about 6 months before they descovered that I had seizures. The new prescription med they give I guess works good for some but I'm not sure that it is doing me much good. That has been the whole problem...my body... (3 replies)
... I'm throwing this question out here to see what you all have experienced. Just recently found out my B12 levels are low (<150 with the ref range of 200 to 900). Wondering if anyone else has had any similar experience while on Topomax? I also take Depacote but have been taking that one in combination with other aeds for a while so thinking its not the culprit.
Bud.... (3 replies)
... I have been on Topomax for about four years. I was on Topomax on it's own for three years until I began to have seizures again. I now take it along with Keppra and Zonisimide. ... (13 replies)
... I have been taking Topomax for 1 month now! ... (13 replies)
... Yes Plur I do that too. But I also did it on Dilantin but worse and on Trileptal too. On Dilantin, I didn't even know my own name or the day sometimes.
Topomax has returned me to the closest I've been to ME since my onset of seizures. I have lost memory, but I don't blame all that on meds. My Nuero says some is from my grand mahl. I don't have brain damage, but I sure... (8 replies)
... It is kinda scary..I was 213 pounds when i started topomax and now am 135, and it was all in 3 in a half years. ... (8 replies)
... I take 400mg of topomax a day. ... (13 replies)
... hi ppl :)
Is anyone taking topomax? My neurologist prescribed it for me but i am still having just as many seizures if not more and i get very bad pains in my hands and feet(especially my feet), also tingling in my lips and fingertips. My neurologist said that im having more seizures because one of my triggers is stress? and that the tingling and pain in hands and feet is... (13 replies)
... Hello I know about the weight. Im losing. Its steady right now.
If you take multivitamins and B-complex and B-12 will help you with the Topomax.
Topomax robs your body of nutrients.
I have to use Nioxin products. You have to buy at a beauty store. Like shampoo and conditior for my hair. Its helpted my hair to get thicker and stronger.
Its not cheap I admit. But it is... (4 replies)
... Since 95' I started having the seizures. I started on the Tegretol. Then the XR came out. I went on it. Then last Aug. I switched to Topomax to help lose weight. And Im also on Tegretol XR. ... (4 replies)
... I was on topamax for 10 months, starting at 15mg and upping gradually to 100mgs after 2 months.
I had all the side effects that everyone talks about - loss of cognitive skills, tingling, I was really uncontrollably angry for the first 2 weeks - blindly violent for no reason. Most of those went away, the anger only lasted 2 weeks, but the loss of memory and cognitive skills... (4 replies)
... i started taking topomax 50mg 2x/day on monday for my migraines. i am a 12 year sufferer. ive been checking out the side effects and they are kinda scary. i already have the numbness, tingling and shooting pain in my hands, feet and face. also soda taste like carbonated water. any idea how long this will last? I am excited to try this med and realize the bad side effects. i... (4 replies)
... and I also sometimes have slurred speech and cannot get the right words out in a conversation. I recently read that Topomax is being used as a preventative for migraines, which would be great because I get horrible ones about every 2 months. ... (15 replies)
... Im a bipolar patient wondering how anyone who has been on topomax stopped it. My psych. ignored my concerns so I am taking care of myself. ... (1 replies)
... Allo - tis I again. Well I've been put on Topomax, and do not know much about it. I wasn't on any AED's before...so I'm fairly new to this - side for some phenobarbitol in childhood.
Is or has anyone taken it? Where they're any side affects that you just couldn't stand? Oh, and please please say it didn't make you tired or groggy...I'm already living in a fog and it... (5 replies)