Topamax is an anticonvulsant medication used to moderate and treat seizures in patients over the age of 10 who have been diagnosed with epilepsy. When the patient is under the age of 10, Topamax may be prescribed in combination with other medications. In addition to controlling seizures, Topamax may be prescribed to prevent migraine headaches.
Topamax is produced and marketed by Ortho-McNeil Neurologics. Although approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the drug has been found to result in serious and unforeseen medical side effects, including:
- Birth defects, specifically cleft lip and palates
- Facial and limb defects and other facial malformations
- Complete vision loss
If your doctor has prescribed Topamax to you or a member of your family without warning you of the severe medical side effects that may result, talk to an attorney at Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C., in New York City. We are a pre-eminent medical malpractice and defective pharmaceutical product liability law firm representing plaintiffs throughout the New York City metro area.
We have the professional and financial resources to take on the most complex cases against the largest drug manufacturing companies and most successful doctors. We will handle everything on a contingency fee basis. You will not pay attorneys fees for our services if you do not receive a settlement or win in court. We even offer a free consultation to evaluate your case and explain your legal options for recovering money damages.
Contact us if you have suffered medical harm after using Topamax or any type of dangerous medication.
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