Topamax Side Effects

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  1. link Marmalade1687
    Topamax short term memory, topamax for migraines, i can sleep, short term memory loss, loss of appetite
    I started taking Topamax for migraines about 7 months ago, and it took a few months for it to really start working well. My sleeping patterns changed, I found that I was hyper all the time (which probably affected the sleep pattern!) and I had short - 64% more...
    Marmalade1687- over a year ago - in Topamax
  2. link Komy
    Topamax memory loss, quit my job, driving at night, i am amazed, i am tired
    I am amazed reading these side effects. they sound just like me. I have been on Topamax for years. I started out on 25 mg and now I am taking 200mg daily. I have had migraines for 14 yrs. I have had most of the side effects, i have lost weight, in fa - 69% more...
    Komy- over a year ago - in Topamax
  3. link Imdbh
    Topamax vaginal bacterial infection, vaginal infections, migraines
    I tried topamax for about 8 weeks last year and had many of the same side effects listed above. I also found I was dizzy quite a bit. I was willing to deal with those if it meant less migraines. Unfortunately, I developed a vaginal bacterial infectio - 57% more...
    Imdbh- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Topamax
  4. link Tjauregui
    Topamax polar bears, loss of sleep, incorrect word, speach, migraines
    I had have been on topamax only for about 7 weeks @ 100 mg a day 50 at morning 50 evening now my hair was has thick as a polar bears and now it is fine. The slurring speach has left but I have now been experiencing incorrect word use. I still experie - 51% more...
    Tjauregui- over a year ago - in Topamax
  5. link Justbritt_
    Topamax muscle spasms, eye pain, fac, sensation, loss of weight
    loss of weight 18 pounds in 2 months. Also fac ial muscle spasms. I also get a trebling sensation in my head this is particularly bad at night. I recently have noticed eye pain.
    Justbritt_- over a year ago - in Topamax
  6. link Mah4276
    Topamax migraine, hand tremors, extreme nausea, water tastes, throw in the towel
    I am in the relatively new group of people taking Topamax for migraine. I have not been taking it long-- in fact I'm still in the titration phase at 25 mg working my way up to 100 mg/day or perhaps 200 mg. I'm already noticing several side effects. I - 77% more...
    Mah4276- over a year ago - in Topamax
  7. link Mah4276
    Topamax topamax for migraines, absolutely awful, shake a little, carbonated water, titration
    I just started taking Topamax for migraines. I'm still in the titration phase so I'm only taking 25 mg right now, but at the end of four weeks I'll be at 100mg daily. I'm extremely disappointed because I love carbonated water and it taste absolutely - 65% more...
    Mah4276- over a year ago - in Topamax
  8. link Ragaysherry232
    Topamax bi polar disorder, freak out, high anxiety, hands and feet, paraniod
    I have tingling of course of hands and feet. I take it for bi-polar disorder. Every time my dose is increased i freak out as if i am tripping out or as if i am in a dream watching myself. I start to get very paraniod and cannot leave my house but of - 74% more...
    Ragaysherry232- over a year ago - in Topamax
  9. link Moonpie
    Topamax head tremor, libido
    Has anyone had any side effects of ED from using Topamax? I have been using 100mg of topamax to help with a head tremor for a year or so and it seems that I have noticed a difference in my libido since I started taking topamax. Would appreciate any r - 7% more...
    Moonpie- over a year ago - in Topamax
  10. link Pintoplus2
    Topamax trouble falling asleep, hands and feet, dr tomorrow, migraines
    I have been taking Topamax for one week now @50 mg a day. I am supposed to increase 25 mg every week until I am at 200 mg a day. This is being taken for migraines. I am now having tingling in my hands and feet and trouble falling asleep. Also one leg - 50% more...
    Pintoplus2- over a year ago - in Topamax
  11. link Harmony
    Topamax going crazy, medication, nancy
    I was wondering what was happening to me so decided to get on and pull up this medication and see if it had to do with it. I am on it and slowly working my way up to 150mg a day. I am at 100mg a day and I have tingling in my my arms mainly, but can f - 53% more...
    Harmony- over a year ago - in Topamax
  12. link Schniekes
    Topamax losing hair, hair loss, latley, migraines, little bit
    Has anyone experienced hair loss? I am not sure if I am just shedding normally and imagining things, or if I am really starting to lose hair!! Latley it seems as if I have been shedding a little bit more, but sometimes that's natural, but like I said - 65% more...
    Schniekes- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Topamax
  13. link Deevorce2004
    Topamax weird dreams, neurontin, effexor
    weird dreams only on 50-75mg--increasing 25mg a weak and wheaning off neurontin. taking effexor how long does topamax take to fully kick in ?
    Deevorce2004- over a year ago - in Topamax
  14. link Jthames
    Topamax facial muscles, memory loss, skin feeling, facial skin, permanent damage
    I have been experiencing multible side effects loss of speech, word loss, memory loss, twitching of facial muscles around mouth, eyes, nose itching, facial skin feeling like it is moving and crawling. I need people to repeat information to me several - 60% more...
    Jthames- over a year ago - in Topamax
  15. link Marshamama2003
    Topamax nervouse, dissapear, started back, going crazy, somthing
    i was on topamax for several weeks which i thought i was going crazy with the awful side effects... i got off of it for a year .. but am now on it again..i just started back today.july, really nervouse about the way im gonna feel..and scar - 47% more...
    Marshamama2003- over a year ago - in Topamax
  16. link Sanctified33
    Topamax short term memory loss, short term memory, bipolar type, bedtime, black bugs
    I am taking 100 mg at bedtime for bipolar type II, I was on 50 mg for 2 weeks. I told the doctor of the tingling in my hands feet and face and she did not even know that was a side effect of the med. I also have been having some pretty bad anxiety so - 71% more...
    Sanctified33- over a year ago - in Topamax
  17. link Fersalazar
    Topamax depresion, migraine, coke, electricity, voka
    sleepy, Im talking Tapamax for migraine, hand and face like electricity, taste,I hate beer and Coke. depresion, confition with numbers .
    Fersalazar- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Topamax
  18. link Tamu_lin
    Topamax topamax for migraines, i am looking forward, tingling in hands, vision problems, myopia
    I just started taking Topamax for migraines and immediately had tingling in hands, feet, and face. Have any of you had the eye or vision problems that I have been reading about recently? They say it can cause myopia and loss of some vision. Just curi - 40% more...
    Tamu_lin- over a year ago - in Topamax
  19. link Eicart
    Topamax lack of concentration, lack of motivation, hands and feet, weight gain, inability
    I have experience lack of concentration, weight gain, lack of motivation, inability to want to focus on my tasks at work...tingling in my hands and feet, twitching under the eye (tends to drive my co-workers crazy... they ask me if it hurts
    Eicart- over a year ago - in Topamax
  20. link Arilyn78
    Topamax birth control pills, medication level, memory problems, tip of your tounge, oh my goodness
    I had to laugh reading some of these. I have been on Topamax for about a year @250mg daily. I have actually gained weight over this last year. I think it might have to do with other medication I am on, and the birth control pills. And The Memory Thin - 76% more...
    Arilyn78- over a year ago - in Topamax
  21. link Sweetdreams4143
    Topamax dry skin, loss of appetite, hair problem, shakes
    I am having alot of side effects such as dry skin, shakes, lots and lots of energy, and loss of appetite, tingling. I was wondering if anyone was having the problem with dry skin and if they knew what to do with the dry skin and hair problem.
    Sweetdreams4143- over a year ago - in Topamax
  22. link Amorton
    Topamax birth control pill, yasmin, combination
    I just found out some startling information regarding the combination of topamax and my birth control pill (Yasmin). Topamax makes the pill not work as well--i.e., the pill isn't as effective while on Topamax. Just a heads up.
    Amorton- over a year ago - in Topamax
  23. link Morgalis
    Topamax memory loss, little bit longer, doctor who, go places, embarrased
    What drives me crazy are the things that involve my brain. This includes speeking, thinking and comprehending, and memory loss. When I go to talk, instead of saying "vinegar" it comes out "vigenar" for example. People have to tell - 80% more...
    Morgalis- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Topamax
  24. link Nineballoons
    Topamax carbonated drinks, wierd
    Carbonated drinks taste funny! I get a wierd aftertaste.
    Nineballoons- over a year ago - in Topamax
  25. link Swshellbug
    Topamax topamax for migraines, crazy dreams, loss of taste, numbness, depression
    i was on topamax for migraines. I took it for 8 months . I had alot of side effects .Loss of taste tingling. numbness, sleepy all day long.crazy dreams depression. That is just a few and to top it off I lost my appetite and only lost 7 pounds. Thanks - 5% more...
    Swshellbug- over a year ago - in Topamax