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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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Menstrual Cramps

Alternate Names : Dysmenorrhea

Menstrual Cramps | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

Menstrual pain usually does not become severe until late in the teen years. Symptoms can begin on the first day of a period. These can include:

  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • heavy menstrual flow
  • lower abdominal tenderness
  • nausea and vomiting
  • pelvic cramping

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    Menstrual Cramps: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: Eva Martin, MD
    Reviewer: Barbara Mallari, RN, BSN, PHN
    Date Reviewed: 06/07/01



    Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a condition characterized by abdominal cramping, bloating, gas, and other changes in the bowels





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