Month: January 2014

What Are the Side Effects of Onfi? A benzodiazepine derivative, Onfi produces serious side effects in many people who take the medication. In fact, on December 3, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning, stating that the medication can cause severe, possibly fatal skin conditions. Such conditions include the extremely dangerous and […]

Topamax and Birth Defects The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug Topamax (topiramate) in 1996 as an anti-convulsant.  While it is used to treat epilepsy, Topamax is more commonly prescribed to prevent migraine headaches. Topamax is also prescribed to treat obesity, alcoholism, and bipolar disorder. After 15 years on the market and becoming […]