Not Medical Advice: Pill imprint ZD 16 has been identified as Topiramate 25 mg.
Topiramate is an oral drug that is used to avoid the seizures of epilepsy. It is an anti-seizure or anti-epileptic drug used mainly among patients who are not controlled by other anti-epileptic drugs. About 1 in 4 Americans identified with epilepsy has seizures that resist treatment with other anti-epileptic drugs. Topiramate likewise prevents migraine headaches.
Of interest, weight loss drug Qsymia, a combination of phentermine and topiramate extended release, was shown to reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes in patients who were at high risk for the disease. Find out more at Diabetes in Control.