Safety Alerts & Recalls

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If you are pregnant or are thinking about becoming pregnant, talk to you doctor about the potential risk of birth defects while taking topiramate (Topamax).

Potential increased risk of birth defects

A recent study published in the journal Neurology suggests that pregnant women who are taking topiramate (Topamax) may have an increased risk of having a child with birth defects. These birth defects can include cleft palate and genital defects.

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Source: MediGuard CRT
Publication Date: 2008-08-11
Last Updated: 2009-12-06

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