Reversible hypohidrosis with topiramate therapy for chronic migraine

Shira Y. Markowitz, Matthew S. Robbins, Clair Cascella, Huma U. Sheikh, Brian M. Grosberg

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Topiramate is an anticonvulsant medication that is widely used for migraine prophylaxis. Hypohidrosis and hyperthermia are 2 rare adverse effects of topiramate treatment, which have mainly occurred in pediatric epilepsy patients. Herein, we describe the first case of reversible hypohidrosis in an adult patient treated with topiramate for chronic migraine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)672-674
Number of pages3
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010


  • Adult
  • Hypohidrosis
  • Migraine
  • Topiramate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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