Drug Interactions

Topamax can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Topamax Drug Interactions for more information).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Topamax?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug if you have:
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Kidney stones
  • Glaucoma
  • Severe respiratory conditions
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Topamax Warnings and Precautions for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much Topamax may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Seizures
  • Speech problems
  • Blurred vision
  • Thinking problems
  • Lethargy
  • Poor coordination
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Agitation
  • Dizziness
  • Depression.
If you happen to take too much, seek prompt medical attention.
(Click Topamax Overdose for more information.)
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