Study: Epilepsy and Migraine Drug, Topiramate, Associated With Risk of Clefting in Newborns

The higher the dose, the higher the probability of cleft lip or palate in the child, new paper says; fortunately, topiramate is not prescribed for dieting purposes in Israel

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Higher doses of the anticonvulsant drug topiramate when used during the first trimester exacerbates the risk of clefting in newborns, says a new study published in the medical journal of the American Academy...