Topamax (topiramate) for treating partial onset seizures in adults

    Ortho-McNeil is now marketing Topamax (topiramate) for treating partial onset seizures in adults.

    These seizures are common. They begin in a small area of the brain...causing involuntary movements or sensations.

    They're usually treated with carbamazepine or phenytoin. Topamax is for add-on therapy...for seizures that aren't controlled.

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