Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

topamax and weight loss

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Phentermine/Topamax: s used together with a reduced-calorie diet and proper exercise under your doctor supervision. Always a decision you and your doctor will make.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
92 mg: The highest dose recommended of the combo drug Qysmia (phentirmine + Topiramate) in terms of the Topamax (topiramate) dose is 92 mg. daily
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Based on Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate): Hi. The max dose based on Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) is phentermine 15 mg/day and topiramate 100 mg/day.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See detials: How about a low carb, low calorie diet with regular exercise and skipping meds which usually do not work.
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Yes, in Some: Though Topamax (topiramate) was originally used only as an anti-epileptic & migraine medication, it is becoming popular as a weight loss medicatio ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Pardini
Specializes in Endocrinology
Topiramate: Topiramate can be effective for weight loss in some people but the doses that have to be used make people very sleepy and they stop taking it.
1
1 thank
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Appetite loss: Weight loss is dose related. Topamax (topiramate) side effects are loss of appetite, nausea, and diarrhea. It also changes taste esp to carbonated bev ... Read More
7
7 thanks
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: It is one of side effect of this medication.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
16 years experience Plastic Surgery
possible: Weight loss is a known side effect of topamax (topiramate). Now the dosage effect is a little less understood and well known. But there is reported we ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not recommended: Topamax is a newer anticonvulsant that blocks voltage-gated sodium ion channels and not recommended for weight loss. Ask your doctor about QSYMIA (phe ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Topamax (topiramate) for weight: Although many experience some weight loss with topamax (topiramate) there is no guarantee that you will have the same experience. At 200 mg you need t ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Ask your doctor: Topamax (topiramate) isn’t approved as a standalone drug for weight loss. Moreover, you may experience drug-related side effects that can contribute t ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month