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Topamax and Breastfeeding - Tranxene Withdrawal

This page contains links to eMedTV Epilepsy Articles containing information on subjects from Topamax and Breastfeeding to Tranxene Withdrawal. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Topamax and Breastfeeding
    For women who are breastfeeding, it's important to know that Topamax passes through breast milk. This eMedTV segment discusses the clinical findings on Topamax and breastfeeding, and describes the possible effects the drug may have on a nursing baby.
  • Topamax and Depression
    In clinical studies, depression was seen in up to 13 percent of people taking Topamax. This eMedTV Web page discusses Topamax and depression in more detail, including information on what you should do if you develop any symptoms of depression.
  • Topamax and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV article explains, clinical studies of Topamax and pregnancy (in both animals and humans) show that Topamax may cause birth defects in babies who were exposed to the drug during pregnancy.
  • Topamax Capsules
    Topamax comes in the form of "sprinkle" capsules and tablets. This article from the eMedTV Web site offers general information on when and how to take Topamax capsules and explains what strengths are available for this form of the medication.
  • Topamax Dangers
    Topamax could cause potentially dangerous side effects, such as cognitive and psychiatric problems. This eMedTV Web page further explores these and other possible Topamax dangers and lists some of the common reactions to this medication.
  • Topamax Dosage
    When used for migraine prevention, the typical Topamax dosage is 50 mg twice a day. This eMedTV page also offers Topamax dosing guidelines for epilepsy treatment and explains how most people start at a lower dose before increasing it gradually.
  • Topamax Drug Interactions
    Drugs that may cause Topamax interactions include digoxin, metformin, and phenytoin. This eMedTV resource lists other medicines that may lead to drug interactions with Topamax and describes the possible side effects that may occur as a result.
  • Topamax for Bipolar Disorder
    Early studies suggest that Topamax may be beneficial for treating bipolar disorder. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses the findings from various clinical studies on the effects of using Topamax for bipolar disorder.
  • Topamax for Children
    Topamax is approved for treating epileptic seizures in children. This page from the eMedTV Web site further discusses the safety of giving children Topamax and describes the various factors that may affect your child's dosage of the medication.
  • Topamax for Epilepsy
    This eMedTV article explains that when using Topamax for epilepsy, the drug is believed to work by slowing down abnormal electrical signals in the brain. This page also covers the types of seizures Topamax is approved to treat in adults and children.
  • More About Topamax for Fibromyalgia
    Studies show that Topamax may be effective for treating nerve pain, which may be linked to fibromyalgia. As this eMedTV page explains, however, the full risks of using Topamax for fibromyalgia are not known, and the drug is not approved for this use.
  • Topamax for Migraines
    If you have migraines, Topamax may help prevent them from occurring. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes a closer look at using this drug for migraine prevention, including information on how effective it is and how it works.
  • Topamax for Obesity
    A doctor may prescribe Topamax "off-label" to treat conditions such as obesity. This eMedTV page explores the benefits and risks of using Topamax for obesity and explains the research that has been done on the link between this drug and weight loss.
  • Topamax Hair Loss
    In studies on Topamax, hair loss was seen in at least 1 percent of adults taking the drug for migraines. As this eMedTV resource explains, hair loss was also reported in up to 5 percent of children who were being treated for epilepsy.
  • Topamax Indications
    This eMedTV page explains that Topamax is a prescription drug used to treat epileptic seizures and prevent migraines. This page takes a closer look at Topamax indications, including possible off-label uses and whether it is safe for children.
  • Topamax Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web article discusses important information on Topamax, a medication used for treating seizures and preventing migraines. This page also explains why the drug may not be suitable for some people and lists possible side effects.
  • Topamax Medicine
    As a migraine and seizure medicine, Topamax works by slowing down abnormal electrical signals in the brain. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at this drug, including information on how it works and why it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Topamax Oral
    Topamax, an oral medication, is approved for the treatment of epilepsy and the prevention of migraines. This eMedTV segment explains how Topamax works for these conditions and describes the specific effects of this prescription drug.
  • Topamax Overdose
    Lethargy, blurred vision, and seizures are possible signs of an overdose with Topamax. This part of the eMedTV library contains a list of other possible overdose symptoms and describes the various treatment options that are available.
  • Topamax Reactions
    As with any medication, it is possible to develop negative reactions to Topamax. This eMedTV Web page lists some of the common side effects of Topamax and explains which problems are potentially serious and require prompt medical attention.
  • Topamax Risks
    Before you start taking Topamax, risks associated with the drug should be reviewed. This eMedTV segment explains what you should discuss with your doctor before starting treatment and lists some of the common side effects of this medication.
  • Topamax Safety
    As this eMedTV page explains, you may not be able to safely take Topamax if you have medical conditions such as glaucoma or kidney stones. This page further discusses other safety precautions to be aware of, including possible side effects of Topamax.
  • Topamax Sexual Side Effects
    Sexual side effects reported with Topamax include decreased libido, premature ejaculation, and impotence. This eMedTV article describes Topamax sexual side effects in more detail and explains how commonly these problems occur with the medication.
  • Topamax Side Affects
    Possible Topamax side effects include confusion, nausea, and fatigue. This eMedTV page lists other potential side effects, including problems that require medical attention. Topamax side affects is a common misspelling of Topamax side effects.
  • Topamax Side Effects
    A few common Topamax side effects seen in adults include burning or tingling, fatigue, and dizziness. This eMedTV segment also lists common side effects seen in children and describes serious problems that should be reported to your doctor immediately.
  • Topamax Tablets
    Topamax is a prescription medicine that comes in the form of tablets and capsules. As this segment from the eMedTV library explains, Topamax tablets come in four different strengths and are typically taken by mouth twice a day.
  • Topamax Uses
    Topamax is primarily used for the prevention of migraines and the treatment of epilepsy. This eMedTV article discusses the use of the medication in children and lists common off-label Topamax uses.
  • Topamax Warnings and Precautions
    Topamax can potentially cause kidney stones. This page on the eMedTV site provides other important Topamax warnings and precautions, including other possible side effects. Information on who should not take the drug is also included in this article.
  • Topamax Weight Change
    As this eMedTV article explains, weight loss is a common side effect of Topamax. Weight changes, however, may not be a desirable effect for some people, so it is important to contact your doctor if weight loss becomes a problem.
  • Topamax Weight Loss
    Weight loss is one of the most common side effects of Topamax. As this eMedTV segment explains, in clinical studies on Topamax, weight loss was seen in up to 16 percent of adults and up to 21 percent of children.
  • Topemax
    Topamax is a prescription medicine approved to prevent migraines and treat epilepsy. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of the drug and includes a link to more information. Topemax is a common misspelling of Topamax.
  • Topimax
    Topamax is a medication that is used for treating epilepsy and preventing migraines. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes how it works and offers information on dosing and possible side effects. Topimax is a common misspelling of Topamax.
  • Topmax
    Topamax is a prescription medicine that is used to treat epilepsy and prevent migraine headaches. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works and describes possible side effects that may occur. Topmax is a common misspelling of Topamax.
  • Topomax
    Topamax is a prescription drug that is used for treating epilepsy and preventing migraines. This part of the eMedTV Web site describes Topamax in more detail and explains how the medication works. Topomax is a common misspelling of Topamax.
  • Topomax and Weight Loss
    Many different side effects can occur with Topamax. Weight loss, as this eMedTV article explains, is one of the most commonly reported problems. Topomax and weight loss is a common variation and misspelling of Topamax weight loss.
  • Topomax Sexual Side Effects
    Topamax sexual side effects may include decreased libido, premature ejaculation, and impotence. This eMedTV page explains how common sexual problems are with Topamax. Topomax sexual side effects is a common misspelling of Topamax sexual side effects.
  • Topomax Side Effects
    Potential Topamax side effects may include fatigue, nausea, and dizziness. This eMedTV article also lists common side effects and serious problems that require medical attention. Topomax side effects is a common misspelling of Topamax side effects.
  • Topomax Weight Loss
    For those who are taking Topamax, weight loss is a potential side effect. As this eMedTV segment explains, the drug may occasionally be used "off-label" for this purpose. Topomax weight loss is a common misspelling of Topamax weight loss.
  • Transene
    Tranxene, as this eMedTV Web page explains, is a drug often prescribed for anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, and seizures. This page briefly explains how the medicine works and lists possible side effects. Transene is a common misspelling of Tranxene.
  • Tranxene
    Tranxene is commonly prescribed to treat seizures, anxiety, and symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the drug, providing information on dosing guidelines, its effects, possible side effects, and more.
  • Tranxene Addiction
    Tranxene addiction can be a problem for certain people taking the drug. This eMedTV resource explains how and why addiction occurs, describes the dangers of stopping the drug too suddenly, and lists symptoms of Tranxene withdrawal.
  • Tranxene and Alcohol
    This eMedTV page explores issues surrounding Tranxene and alcohol. It explains why it is typically not a good idea for people to combine the two (especially those with mental illness) and provides information on discussing the topic with your doctor.
  • Tranxene and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page discusses Tranxene and breastfeeding. It examines the results of research studies, provides the manufacturer's guidelines, and includes a list of things to watch for in your infant if your doctor recommends taking it while nursing.
  • Tranxene and Insomnia
    This page from the eMedTV archives takes a look at Tranxene and insomnia. It explains why this is not an expected side effect of the drug and discusses what your healthcare provider will likely do should this side effect occur.
  • Tranxene and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page takes a look at Tranxene and pregnancy. It explains why the FDA has given it a pregnancy Category D rating and lists the problems that some benzodiazepines have been known to cause in newborns exposed to the drug during pregnancy.
  • Tranxene Dosage
    Tranxene dosage guidelines take various factors into account, which this eMedTV article explains. Typical doses for anxiety, epilepsy, and alcohol withdrawal are described in detail, and helpful tips are provided for those taking the medication.
  • Tranxene Drug Interactions
    Tranxene drug interactions can occur when it is combined with alcohol, sleep medicines, or antidepressants. This eMedTV segment lists other medications that can cause interactions and also explains the potentially negative effects that can occur.
  • Tranxene Medication Information
    Are you looking for information on Tranxene? This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of this medication, with details on the conditions it can treat, available forms, and how many times a day it is taken.
  • Tranxene Overdose
    This page on the eMedTV Web site takes a detailed look at symptoms that may occur as a result of a Tranxene overdose, factors that affect symptoms, and treatment options that are available, such as "pumping" the stomach and giving supportive care.
  • Tranxene Side Effects
    While most people have no problems when taking Tranxene, side effects are possible. This page of the eMedTV library provides information on common and rare side effects of the drug, as well as those that should be reported right away to your doctor.
  • Tranxene Uses
    Tranxene is used for treating alcohol withdrawal, partial seizures in people with epilepsy, and anxiety. This eMedTV page explains how the medication works to treat these conditions and also discusses giving the drug to children and off-label uses.
  • Tranxene Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV article provides several Tranxene warnings and precautions people should be aware of before starting treatment. Things to discuss with your healthcare provider are included, as is a list of those who should avoid the medication.
  • Tranxene Withdrawal
    If you suddenly stop taking Tranxene, withdrawal symptoms may occur, such as dizziness, fever, and seizures. This eMedTV resource lists other withdrawal symptoms and stresses the importance of stopping the drug only with your doctor's supervision.
  • Tranzene
    Tranzene can be used to treat symptoms of alcohol withdrawal, partial seizures, and anxiety. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of the drug and offers a link to more detailed information. Tranzene is a common misspelling of Tranxene.
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