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Can I drink alcohol while taking Topamax?

You should not drink alcoholic beverages while taking Topamax (also known as topiramate). Topamax causes a number of side effects, including depression, trouble concentrating, confusion and drowsiness. Alcohol can make these side effects worse. Drinking alcohol while taking Topamax can also increase your chances of having a seizure.

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