rn Please consult your personal physician before you start taking any type of medication.
rn TOPIRAMATE - ORAL USES: Topamax is an antiepileptic drug, prescribed to control both the mild attacks known as partial seizures and the severe tonic-clonic convulsions known as grand mal seizures. It is typically added to the treatment regimen when other drugs fail to fully control a patients attacks. Topiramate is used alone or with other medications to prevent and control seizures (epilepsy). This medication is also used to prevent migraine headaches and reduce how often you may get them. Topiramate will not work to treat a migraine headache once it occurs. If you get a migraine headache, treat it as directed by your doctor (e.g., take pain medications, decrease sound and light).Topiramate is an anti-seizure medication (anticonvulsant) that works in several ways to prevent seizures and migraines. Topamax may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.