Medicine : Epitome (50mg)

Name:Epitome (50mg)
Manufacturer:Triton Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Topiramate
Composition:Topiramate(50 Mg)
Substitutes:topiram (50mg) , epimate (50mg) , topaz (50mg) , topicon (50mg) , nuromate (50mg) , epitop (50mg) , topirain (50mg) , topival (50mg) , nextop (50mg) , topse (50mg) , topirol (50mg) , topamac (50mg) , sotop (50mg) , epitome (50mg) , ropimate (50tab)

Generic ( Topiramate )

Typical use Of Topiramate :Adjunctive Treatment Of Partial Seizures, Oedema, Seizures, Seizures Associated With Lennox Gastaut Syndrome.
Mechanism of action of Topiramate :Topiramate Blocks The Action Potentials Elicited Repetitively By A Sustained Depolarization Of The Neurons In A Time Dependent Manner. Topiramate Also Augments The Activity Of The Neurotransmitter Gamma-aminobutyrate (GABA) At Some Subtypes Of The GABAA Receptor (controls An Integral Chloride Channel), Indicating A Possible Mechanism Through Potentiation Of The Activity Of GABA.
Drug Interaction of Topiramate :Topiramate Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Carbamazepine, Digoxin, Fosphenytoin, Phenytoin (Na). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Topiramate :Dizziness, Ataxia, Nervousness, Confusion, Pharyngitis, Depression, Edema, Hot Flushes, Somnolence, Chest Pain, Backache, Rigors, Xerostomia, Speech Problems.


How Topiramate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Topiramate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Topiramate

No Studies Found