What should I avoid while taking Generic Topamax?
You can take GenericTopamax with or without food. Since one of the most severe side effects of taking GenericTopamax is metabolic acidosis, avoid eating a ketogenic (low carbohydrate, increased protein) diet. Eating foods that promote ketosis may increase the risk of kidney stones, which can further tax your kidneys.
How many hours apart should you take Generic Topamax?
This is usually in the evening. When your child is used to topiramate, you will usually give it twice a day: once in the morning and once in the evening. Ideally, these times are 10–12 hours apart, for example sometime between 7 and 8 am and between 7 and 8 pm.
Can Generic Topamax keep you awake?
The most common (= 2% more frequent than low-dose 50 mg/day GenericTopamax) adverse reactions causing discontinuation were difficulty with memory, fatigue, asthenia, insomnia, somnolence, and paresthesia.
Does Generic Topamax make you pee a lot?
Can topiramate (Generic Topamax) make me urinate more often? The medication itself won't make you urinate more often. However, it's recommended to drink plenty of liquids when taking topiramate (Generic Topamax) to prevent kidney stones. Drinking more water may cause you to urinate more often.
Is 100 mg of Generic Topamax too much?
Adults and children 12 years of age and older—At first, 25 milligrams (mg) once a day. Your doctor may adjust the dose as needed. However, the dose is usually not more than 100 mg per day. Children younger than 12 years of age—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
How fast does Generic Topamax work?
It may take 8 to 12 weeks for you to see the full effect of Generic Topamax (topiramate) on your migraine headaches. In clinical studies, some people had fewer headaches after 4 weeks of treatment. Treatment with GenericTopamax for migraine prevention is taken daily and is usually started slowly at lower doses.