Topamac 50mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:23 am

Topamac 50mg Tablet

Uses of Topamac 50mg Tablet

Topamac 50mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Seizures, Migraine Headache

Side effects of Topamac 50mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Topamac 50mg Tablet are – Cardiac Arrest, Chest Pain, Hot Flashes, Hypertension, Hypotension, Palpitations, Vasodilation, Breast Pain, Hyperglycemia, Abdominal Pain, Anorexia, Constipation, Diarrhea, Flatulence, Gastroenteritis, Hepatic Failure, Hepatitis, Indigestion, Nausea, Pancreatitis, Vomiting


These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Topamac 50mg Tablet

Do not use Topamac 50mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Topiramate

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Topamac 50mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Topamac 50mg Tablet works

Topamac 50mg Tablet contains – Topiramate

Topiramate may block the spread of seizures by reducing the length and frequency of excitatory transmission. Topiramate increases the availability of the inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid by blocking voltage-sensitive sodium channels. This action promotes the movement of chloride ions into neurons.

Dosage of Topamac 50mg Tablet

The dosage of Topamac 50mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Topamac 50mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Topamac 50mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Nextop 50mg Tablet  ( Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

110.90  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Topaz 50mg Tablet  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

130.50  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Monotop 50mg Tablet  ( Kivi Labs Ltd. )

87.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Leptomate 50mg Tablet  ( La Renon Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. )

73.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- antihistamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, CNS depressants, opioid analgesics, skeletal muscle relaxants, tricyclic antidepressants: Additive CNS depression.

carbamazepine: Decreased blood topiramate level.

carbonic anhydrase inhibitors: Increased risk of renal calculus formation.

digoxin: Possibly decreased blood digoxin level.

ethinyl estradiol: Increased risk of breakthrough bleeding.

oral contraceptives: Increased risk of breakthrough bleeding, decreased contraceptive efficacy.

phenobarbital: Altered blood phenobarbital level.

phenytoin: Decreased blood level of topiramate.

probenecid: Possibly blocked renal tubular reabsorption of topiramate and decreased blood topiramate level.

valproic acid: Decreased blood levels of both drugs, increased risk of hyperammonemia.

Activity :- alcohol use: Additive CNS depression.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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