Posts Tagged "topamax"

Migraine, Epilepsy Drug Topamax Linked To Birth Defects

Posted on Mar 12, 2011 in Uncategorized

Posted on 06 March 2011 by admin Washington (SmartAboutHealth) – The migraine medication Topamax has been linked to an increased risk of birth defects by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has come out and stated that Topamax, as well as the drug in its generic form, Topiramate, may greatly increase the risk of birth defects for babies who are born to mothers who use the drug. The drug is commonly used to treat migraine headaches as wella s seizures in people. What research has found though is that the drug can also lead to birth defects such as cleft lip, as well as cleft...

Read More