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Topamax (topiramate) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Topamax (topiramate):

Moderate

Alcohol (Ethanol) ↔ topiramate

Moderate Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using ethanol together with topiramate. This can cause excessive sleep, confusion, and difficulty with memory or speech. Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities, these medications may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience dizziness or drowsiness, avoid these activities. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Topamax (topiramate) drug Interactions

There are 633 drug interactions with Topamax (topiramate)

Topamax (topiramate) disease Interactions

There are 9 disease interactions with Topamax (topiramate) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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