drug is used to treat epilepsy in both children and adults. In children
it is also indicated for treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (a
disorder that causes seizures and developmental delay). It is now most
frequently prescribed for the prevention of migraines. It has been used
by psychiatrists to treat bipolar disorder and alcoholism. The drug is
also used to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Studies suggest that
Topiramate is effective against infantile spasms.
Monotherapy in Epilepsy: Topiramate is indicated as initial monotherapy
in patients of 10 years of age and older with partial onset or primary
generalized tonic-clonic seizures.
Migraine: Topiramate is indicated for adults for the prophylaxis of migraine headache.