RARE SIDE EFFECT OF TOPIRAMATE - A CASE REPORT

  • G Srinivasagopalan Gopalsamy
  • Murali Mohan
  • Sudhakar Sankar

Abstract

Topiramate (sulfamate-substituted monosaccharide) is a broad spectrum newer anti-convulsant. It is also used in prophylaxis of migraine, cluster headache, bipolar affective disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, postherpetic neuralgia, relapse prevention in alcohol dependence syndrome, add on treatment for antipsychotic-induced weight gain. Acute Myopia and angle-closure glaucoma are some of the rare side effects of topiramate. This case highlights the development of myopia in a middle-aged patient with alcohol dependence syndrome while he was on topiramate therapy.

KEYWORDS: Topiramate, alcohol dependence syndrome, angle-closure glaucoma, myopia.

Published
2019-06-19
How to Cite
Gopalsamy, G. S., Mohan, M., & Sankar, S. (2019). RARE SIDE EFFECT OF TOPIRAMATE - A CASE REPORT. International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research, 1(3), 92-94. Retrieved from https://ijcbr.com/index.php/ijcbr/article/view/41
Section
Case Reports