Topiramate Side Effects

Common Side Effects in Children

Side effects in children are similar to the side effects of topiramate in adults. Some of the additional common side effects seen in children (but not adults) include:

Rare Side Effects of Topiramate

Some side effects with topiramate occur in 3 percent or less of those taking the drug. Because these side effects are so uncommon, it is difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by topiramate or other factors.
Some of these less common side effects include but are not limited to:

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the topiramate side effects described in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a topiramate side effect, your healthcare provider should be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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