Topiramate (Topamax) has been approved for the treatment of patients (age 12 or older) suffering from seizures and migraine headaches. All went well until there were reports of causing severe side effects which in many cases, like birth defects, were irreparable.

All the information, side effects and minute details about a drug cannot be detected while approving it. Everything about a drug is highlighted only after millions of people use it.

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