Category Archives: Health

Topamax class action lawsuit

Topamax Class Action Lawsuit

Common treatment of epilepsy and migraine headaches includes medications such as Topamax. Topamax, or Topiramate, is an anti-convulsant medication.  Communication between the nerve cells relies on complex movements of electrically charged particles.  Seizures and migraines occur when nerve cells collect and release too many particles, causing abnormal, excessive, or synchronous activity in the neurons.  Topamax works by calming these excitable nerve cells, reducing the occurrence of seizures and migraines.  Epilepsy and migraines are usually controlled, but not cured, with medication such as Topamax.  Continue reading

Not-So-Super Star Overdose

It seems all the buzz today is about Amy Winehouse; a British singer who died today at around 4pm. Winehouse was at the ripe age of 27. Although many are “so sad,” about the singers death, I stray away from that group of people. In my opinion Winehouse did not have the best vocals or talent at all. Continue reading

Autum Epitaph

If Jay Gatsby Had a Bicycle

Most people who know me know, I’m not a big bicycle guy.  As a kid, riding my bike around my neighbor hood was my favorite past time.  It was a little taste of freedom.  But I never got into the complicated bikes, like the ones with 3 times as many gears as a car.  I liked the simplicity of the bike.  But the Epitaph bike from Autum looks like the kind of bike that could make me want to ride again. Continue reading

Topamax Lawsuit for Birth Defects

First approved in 1998 for the treatment of epileptic seizures, Topamax, or Topiramate, has now landed itself near the top of many law firms’ hit list.  The issue at hand for the Topamax Lawsuit is the connection that has been found between patients prescribed Topamax, and their children being born with a cleft palate. Continue reading