What Is Topamax?
Topiramate is used alone or with other medications to treat certain types of seizures in people who have epilepsy. Topiramate is also used with other medications to control seizures in people who have Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
Topamax Side Effects
If you take topiramate during pregnancy, there is a higher risk that your baby will develop a cleft lip and/or cleft palate. Oral clefts happen early in pregnancy, before many women even know they are pregnant. For this reason, women of childbearing age should talk to their health care professionals about other treatment options.
FDA’s Role In Topamax
[March 4, 2012] FDA: Risk of oral birth defects in children born to mothers taking topiramate
New data suggest that the drug Topamax (topiramate) and its generic versions increase the risk for the birth defects cleft lip and cleft palate in babies born to women who use the medication during pregnancy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said today. Read More
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Joining a mass tort personal injury lawsuit may be the only way those negatively affected by the drug may be able to gain compensation for the harm done to them. The attorneys at Vititoe Law Group have many years of experience in taking on the largest pharmaceutical companies.
If your loved one has suffered death, or you have suffered from taking Topamax, you may deserve monetary compensation for your injuries, and it is your duty as a consumer to hold the negligent company responsible. If you feel you might have suffered damage as a consequence of taking Topamax, give us a call today at 818-991-8900 for a free consultation.
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