Teva Receives Tentative Approval for Generic Topiramate

March 18, 2005

Teva Pharmaceutical has received tentative approval from the FDA to market topiramate capsules in 15- and 25-mg strengths.

Topiramate is the generic equivalent of Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical's Topamax, and is used to treat migraines and cluster headaches, epilepsy, and weight loss.