- Are Aimovig and Topamax the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Aimovig?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Topamax?
- What Is Aimovig?
- What Is Topamax?
- What Drugs Interact with Aimovig?
- What Drugs Interact with Topamax?
- How Should Aimovig Be Taken?
- How Should Topamax Be Taken?
Are Aimovig and Topamax the Same Thing?
Topamax is also used to prevent epileptic seizures.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Aimovig?
Common side effects of Aimovig include:
What Are Possible Side Effects of Topamax?
Common side effects of Topamax include:
- numbness or tingly feeling in the hands or feet,
- coordination problems,
- weight loss,
- speech/language problems,
- changes in vision,
- sensory distortion,
- loss of appetite,
- bad taste in your mouth,
- slowed thinking,
- trouble concentrating or paying attention,
- memory problems,
- and cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, or sore throat.
What Is Aimovig?
Aimovig (erenumab-aooe) Injection is a calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonist indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults.
What Is Topamax?
Topamax (topiramate) is an anticonvulsant prescribed for preventing epileptic seizures and migraine headaches.
How Should Aimovig Be Taken?
The recommended dosage of Aimovig is 70 mg once monthly; some patients may benefit from a dosage of 140 mg once monthly, which is administered as two consecutive subcutaneous injections of 70 mg each.
How Should Topamax Be Taken?
Topamax usual adult dose is 200mg twice a day. Drug interactions include acetazolamide (Diamox), methazolamide (Neptazane), dichlorphenamide (Daranide), carbamazepine (Tegretol) and phenytoin (Dilantin) and oral contraceptives.
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Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Topamax Drug Information.