The Dangerous Unintended Uses of Topamax

Authors:Rottenstein, R.
"These prescriptions came despite evidence provided by the FDA in 2008 that Topamax (along with other epilepsy drugs) increased the risk of users� suicidal thoughts by almost double compared with those administered with a placebo. Some other off-label Topamax uses for which the drug has been prescribed include the treatment of bulimia, obesity, alcohol dependence, smoking cessation and cocaine dependence."