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Does anyone here take Topamax?

BetaMale

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What is it for? Are there any side effects?
 
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I used to take it for migraines but stopped because i could not stay awake while on it at all. But i have read they also use it to treat symptoms of bipolar.
 
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I used to take it for migraines but stopped because i could not stay awake while on it at all. But i have read they also use it to treat symptoms of bipolar.
Thanks. My psych prescribed it 2 days ago but I'm planning to stop it as it is causing constipation.
 
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I took it for anxiety I believe but it freaked me out so I had to stop taking it. It made my heart beat too slow and gave me a hard time breathing. I thought my heart was just gonna stop beating or that I was gonna stop being able to breathe. So my psychiatrist took me off it immediately. Horrible horrible medication. I do not recommend it.
 
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Thanks. My psych prescribed it 2 days ago but I'm planning to stop it as it is causing constipation.
I finally stopped the Topamax at the advice of my psych as it was causing cognitive dulling.
 
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