Researchers in the United Kingdom reported in a study – Topiramate in pregnancy: preliminary experience from the UK Epilepsy and Pregnancy Register – an increase in birth defects among children born to mothers taking the antiseizure medications valproate and/or topiramate (Topomax) – also widely prescribed in the US for migraine.
Read UK Pregnancy Study Finds Slight Increase in Birth Defects with Topiramate, Neurology Today, 2009.
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