Trokendi XR is an extended-release topiramate you can take once a day
In addition to migraine prevention, Trokendi XR is used:
- to treat certain types of seizures (partial onset seizures and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures) in people 6 years and older,
- with other medicines to treat certain types of seizures (partial onset seizures, primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome) in adults and children 6 years and older.
Taking Trokendi XR once a day may be a good fit with your lifestyle
A review of several studies that looked at how often patients with chronic diseases take their medicine showed that a once-a-day dose may help patients take their medicine most consistently.
Trokendi XR is a once-a-day extended-release topiramate medicine that uses Microtrol® technology
The “XR” stands for “extended release”—made possible through Microtrol technology. This drug delivery technology helps deliver the prescribed daily dose of your medicine over 24 hours, in a single daily dose. Knowing that your medicine is working for a full 24 hours could be an important consideration for your active lifestyle.
Microtrol technology uses 3 types of beads to achieve long-lasting, all-day coverage of your medicine.
- Immediate-release beads dissolve right away for quick delivery of your medicine
- Extended-release beads have a special coating that allows for medicine delivery throughout the day
Capsule shown is not actual size.
Trokendi XR may be taken without regard to meals. Swallow capsule whole and intact. Do not sprinkle on food, chew, or crush.
Tips for talking to your doctor
Managing chronic conditions like epilepsy can be difficult—but you are not alone. Your doctor is an excellent resource for questions about epilepsy, its treatment, and its other effects. It is also important to talk to your doctor about treatment options and what medicines may fit your lifestyle best.
Make the most out of your conversation with your doctor
Use this free patient visit organizer tool to chart your seizures, track the medications you take, and explore available resources. You can also write down any questions you would like to ask your doctor.
Be sure to bring your organizer with you to appointments. It can help you get the most from conversations with your treatment team!