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      Topilep-50 Tablets 50Mg (1 Strip = 10 Tablets)

      Rs. 292.90

      Rs. 308.30



      Topilep-50 Tablets Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)




      Used For


      How it works

      Topiramate works by reducing the spread of seizure activity in the brain and restoring the normal balance of nerve activity. For epilepsy - brain cells normally talk to each other using electrical signals and chemicals. Seizures can happen when the brain cells are not working properly or working faster than normal.

      Topilep-50 Tablets Usage And Safety



      Side Effects

      Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people) - Seizures (fits) , Anxiety, irritability, changes in mood, confusion, disorientation , Problems with concentration, slowness of thinking, loss of memory, problems with memory (new onset, sudden change or increased severity) , Kidney stone, frequent or painful urination.Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people) : Increased acid level in the blood (may cause troubled breathing including shortness of breath, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, excessive tiredness, and fast or uneven heart beats) , Decreased or loss of sweating (particularly in young children who are exposed to high temperatures) , Having thoughts of serious self-harm, trying to cause serious self-harm , Loss of part of the field of vision.Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people) : Glaucoma – blockage of fluid in eye causing increased pressure in the eye, pain, or decreased vision , Difficulty thinking, remembering information, or solving problems, being less alert or aware, feeling , sleepy with low energy – these symptoms may be a sign of a high level of ammonia in the blood (hyperammonemia), which can lead to a change in brain function (hyperammonemic encephalopathy).

      Drug Interactions

      Muscle relaxants and sedatives , risperidone, lithium, hydrochlorothiazide, metformin, pioglitazone, glibenclamide, amitriptyline, propranolol, diltiazem, venlafaxine, flunarazine, St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) (a herbal preparation used to treat depression), warfarin used to thin the blood.


      Topiramate belongs to a group of medicines called anti-epileptic medicines. Alone to treat seizures in adults and children over age 6 , with other medicines to treat seizures in adults and children aged 2 years and above - to prevent migraine headaches in adults .

      When not to Use

      Do not take Topiramate if: You are allergic to topiramate or any of the other ingredients of this medicine - for migraine prevention - if you are pregnant or if you are a woman of childbearing potential unless you are using effective contraception. You should talk to your doctor about the best kind of contraception to use while you are taking Topiramate.

      Topilep-50 Tablets Precautions


      You may lose weight if you use Topiramate so your weight should be checked regularly when using this medicine. If you are losing too much weight or a child using this medicine is not gaining enough weight, you should consult your doctor.

      Topilep-50 Tablets Warnings

      Warning 1

      It is important that you do not stop taking your medicine without first consulting your doctor.

      Warning 2

      A small number of people being treated with anti-epileptic medicines such as Topiramate have had thoughts of harming or killing themselves. If at any time you have these thoughts, immediately contact your doctor.

      Warning 3

      Topiramate can cause serious skin reactions, tell your doctor immediately if you develop a skin rash and/or blisters.

      Topilep-50 Tablets Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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