In theory and by definition, generics should have the exact same active ingredients... However, the reality is that some generics 'behave' differently and in the worst cases don't work. I have to stress that this is uncommon but as medication is not generally expensive in AU; This sorts of things only cost AU $6.10.
In the USofA you should report strange effects about generics to the FDA (make sure you include the batch number).
- Topamax Information for Consumers
- Topamax Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Topamax (detailed)
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