Even when other medicines haven't been working, TOPAMAX® may help control:
If you are still having seizures while taking an antiseizure medicine, your healthcare professional may choose to add TOPAMAX® to your treatment.
TOPAMAX® has an established safety and efficacy profile and is a generally well-tolerated antiseizure medicine, proven to be effective in controlling a broad range of seizures in adults and children age 2 or older.
Because TOPAMAX® works well with other medicines, it may also be prescribed along with another antiepileptic drug for patients who are still having seizures while taking the other treatment.
In combination with other antiepileptic drugs, TOPAMAX® has demonstrated efficacy in controlling seizures in adults and children age 2 or older who have:
Since its introduction in the U.S. in 1997, TOPAMAX® has helped many people to achieve better control of their seizures. Other facts you should know about TOPAMAX® are listed below.
Just as every person is different, so is every antiseizure medication. Because different people do not always respond in exactly the same way to the same medicine, you may need to try several medicines before you find the medicine (or combination of medicines) that does the best job of controlling your seizures with the fewest side effects. Your healthcare professional can work with you to find the treatment that is best for you.