Compare Nadolol vs. Topamax

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Corzide
(nadolol / bendroflumethiazide)

Qudexy Xr
(topiramate)

Coming soon.Prevents seizures and migraine headaches. Qudexy Xr (Topiramate) is useful for preventing seizures and migraines, and doesn't require blood tests while you're on it.
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Best available price for 30 (40mg/5mg) tablets of corzide
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Best available price for 60 (25mg) tablets of topamax
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Have you used Corzide (nadolol / bendroflumethiazide)?
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Reviews for Topamax
52%
+48% better vs. Nadolol
50%
+50% better vs. Nadolol
36%
+36% better vs. Nadolol
Have you used Qudexy Xr (topiramate)?
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Side effects
NadololTopamax

We haven’t found good data for Nadolol side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Nadolol »
  • Ear, nose, or throat infection 16%
  • Diarrhea 8%
  • Weight decrease 7%
  • Difficulty with concentration/attention 7%
  • Inflammation inside the nose 5%
  • Tingling sensation 3%
  • Infection 3%
  • Infection viral 3%
  • Rash 3%
  • Fatigue 17%
More Topamax side effects »
How it works
NadololTopamax
Coming soon.Qudexy Xr (Topiramate) is an antiepileptic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it seems to affect multiple parts of the brain to control seizures and migraines.
Type of medication
NadololTopamax
Prescription only
Available as
NadololTopamax
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release capsule
Used for
NadololTopamax
  • Hypertension
Risk factors for serious side effects
NadololTopamax
    Coming soon.
    • History of depression
    • Children
    • History of metabolic disorders
    • People also taking Depakote
    • Low-carb diet
    Detailed Qudexy Xr (topiramate) risks & warnings »
    Pregnancy

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Kidneys and liver
    NadololTopamax
    No kidneys and liver related info.
    • A few people will get kidney stones.
    • Qudexy Xr (Topiramate) may increase your risk for kidney stones. Stay well-hydrated to lower your risk.
    Weight
    NadololTopamax
    No weight related info.
    • Can cause sleepiness, speech problems, tingling sensations, and weight loss.
    Upsides and benefits
    NadololTopamax
    Coming soon
    • Used on its own or with other antiepileptic medicines to lower the frequency of seizures, especially for people with tonic-clonic or partial seizures, or Lennox-Gestaut syndrome.
    • Helpful in preventing frequent migraine headaches.
    • Doesn't need routine blood tests.
    Downsides and risks
    NadololTopamax
    Coming soon
    • Can cause sleepiness, speech problems, tingling sensations, and weight loss.
    • A few people will get kidney stones.
    • Not safe to use if you're pregnant.
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    NadololTopamax
    Coming soon
    • For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
    • Don't use if pregnant.
    • Can cause tingling skin sensations and reduced appetite.
    • Report any confusion, decreased sweating, fever, or changes in behavior or vision.
    • Takes 3 to 4 weeks to feel full effects on mood.
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