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Is it safe to take topomac 50mg for seizures?

hello doctor i am patient of myasthenia gravis and i am also suffering with absence seizures , hypothyroidism and asthma..presently i am diagnosed with costochondritis and doctor prescribed me taxim o 200mg daily twice is is safe to use along with topomac 50 mg for my seizures?
Mon, 7 Jan 2019
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Yes, they are perfectly safe together. I checked their interactions manually. Also, topiramate does not worsen myasthenia or has no significant impact on thyroid. Just one thing, topiramate can cause memory problems just as hypothyroidism can. Keep that in mind for the long term.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Waleed Ahmad,
General & Family Physician
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