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topiramate 25, 50mg tablets, 25, 50mg sprinkle capsules (Topamax)

Advice

Following a full submission.

Topiramate (Topamax) is accepted for restricted use within NHS Scotland for the prophylaxis of migraine headache in adults. It should be restricted to initiation by specialists and treatment should be managed under specialist supervision or shared care arrangements in patients who have not responded to prophylactic treatment with at least one other agent.

Drug Details

Drug Name: topiramate 25, 50mg tablets, 25, 50mg sprinkle capsules (Topamax)
SMC Drug ID: 297/06
Manufacturer: Janssen-Cilag Ltd
Indication: Prophylaxis of migraine headache in adults
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 4.8 Antiepileptic drugs
Submission Type: Full submission
Status: Restricted
Date Advice Published: 11 September 2006

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