Trokendi XR is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent migraines in people 12 years or older. Trokendi XR is also known by its drug name, topiramate.
Trokendi XR is an anticonvulsant. Trokendi XR is believed to work by calming the nerves in the brain.
How do I take it?
Trokendi XR is taken orally once a day.
Trokendi XR is an extended-release capsule.
The FDA-approved label for Trokendi XR lists common side effects including odd sensations such as prickling or tingling, loss of appetite, weight loss, difficulty with memory, changes in sense of taste, diarrhea, numbness to touch, nausea, abdominal pain, and upper respiratory tract infections.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Trokendi XR can include vision changes or loss of vision, decreased sweating, fever, metabolic changes, suicidal thoughts or behavior, difficulty thinking or reacting, brain damage, kidney stones, and hypothermia.
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