Topamax and the soda problem..

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   Posted 2/3/2010 2:33 PM (GMT -7)   
Ok, so embarrassingly I love coke and while I've been on topamax, only 5 days, it tastes disgusting. Which is actually depressing me that I can't drink it. Sprite tastes marginally ok... any other soda suggestions? I'm not a coffee drinker, can not make tea to save my life and can only drink so much water. I feel so childish!!!

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   Posted 2/3/2010 3:57 PM (GMT -7)   
you are totally right. . . .it is the topamax. i'm on it and cannot drink anything with bubbles. everything tastes wrong, kind of like metal. it totally sucks. sorry but the topamax is totally working and it is worth it!!

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   Posted 2/6/2010 10:41 AM (GMT -7)   
I started 7 days ago, used to drink lots of coke, don't care about the coke, but champagne!!! it was my drink. But I can still drink it. Both coke and champagne it just tastes weird, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. I used to drink lots of coffee now I can't drink more than 1 cup or I go crazy and my face goes numb. Good thing is I enjoy healthy foods alot more.
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   Posted 2/7/2010 12:27 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi all-
This is exactly what I was going to ask. My wife just started taking Topamax a couple weeks ago and has said sodas taste funny along with a lot of foods too.

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