Topiramate has side effects?

Expert answer:

O topiramate, like any other medicine, has several side effects, such as:

  • Neurological: headache, drowsiness, dizziness, nervousness, ataxia (loss of motor coordination), apathy, fatigue, speech disorders, abnormal thinking, vision changes, difficulty in memorization, mental confusion, agitation, paresthesia , on the skin), diplopia (double vision), nausea, language disorders, concentration / attention disorders;
  • Psychological: depression, emotional lability, mood changes, aggressive behavior, psychotic symptoms;
  • Gastrointestinal: nausea, abdominal pain, altered taste;
  • Food: Weight loss and appetite;
  • Hematologic: leukopenia;
  • Renal: nephrolithiasis (kidney stones)

Topiramate should never be used unless it is prescribed by a doctor.