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Topiramate (toe-PYRE-a-mate) is used to help control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy. This medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to help control seizures for as long as you continue to take it.






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Bleeding Esophageal Varices

Alternate Names : Esophageal Variceal Rupture, Esophageal Variceal Bleeding, Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage

Bleeding Esophageal Varices | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

Symptoms often happen quite suddenly and include:

  • coughing up or vomiting up blood
  • black, tarry stools due to the bleeding in the gut
  • lightheadedness from loss of blood
  • passing out from loss of blood

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    Bleeding Esophageal Varices: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: Adam Brochert, MD
    Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
    Date Reviewed: 04/03/01



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