TOPIRAMATE

noun. an anticonvulsant drug which is additionally utilized as a mood stabilizer for the remediation of bipolar disorders. Topiramate acts by slowing neurotransmission via blockade of sodium channel; it also apparently reinforces the activity of the neurotransmitter gamma-amino butyric acid and restricts activity at glutamate receptors. Psychomotor slowing and somnolence are common negative impacts. United States brand name: Topamax.

TOPIRAMATE: "I have been taking Topiramate for six months now with positive results."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TOPIRAMATE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/topiramate/ (accessed September 12, 2019).
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