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Can Prolong Use Of Topamax Trigger Kidney Problems

2014-05-10 08:24

Can Prolong Use Of Topamax Trigger Kidney ProblemsTopamax is an anti-seizure medicine that is also used to prevent migraine headache. However, if you take this drug for a long time, you tend to have its side effects like tingling in the skin, weight decrease, dizziness and difficulty with memory as well as kidney problems. Well how does topamax trigger kidney problems?

It is studied that topamax can cause electrolytes balances, particularly decreased levels of bicarbonate in the blood. The imbalanced symptoms include fatigue and loss of appetite. If the electrolyte imbalance is left untreated, it can prevent the risk of kidney and bone problems. Besides, patients treated with topamax have an increased risks of developing kidney stones. To lower this risk, patients should increase their fluid intake while taking topamax.

There have been reports that creatinine which is a measurement of kidney function, will be increased. At least 81% of drug is filtered through the kidneys, therefore for those who have been suffering from kidney problems or for those are at a risk of developing kidney disease such as hypertension, diabetes, heart attack, prolong use of topamax will definitely put a burden on your kidneys. If it lasts for a long time, renal function will be impaired. Creatinine will in turn be elevated and a vicious circle is formed.

Topamax may also bring serious side effects such as irregular heartbeat, bone pain, broken bones, loss in consciousness,metabolic problem. If you experience sudden tiredness, vomiting or mental changes. In a word, topamax can trigger kidney problems and also not be taken by people for a long time especially for those with kidney disease people. Maybe you can have a try of Chinese herbal medicines to repair injured kidney cells and improve kidney function naturally. We recommend Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Immunotherapy, Medicated bath, Foot Bath and Moxibustion Therapy, etc. For detailed information, you can leave us a message to kidneycares@hotmail.com or contact our online doctor directly.

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