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Topamax for weight loss

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Pain is never normal: As with most migraine medications, topamax (topiramate) can give you transitory headaches. Do not stop taking topamax (topiramate) without first talk ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Holtkamp
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: Hi, topamax (topiramate) should not cause any change to your immunity. However can cause dry mouth and nervousness that may exacerbate an underlying ... Read More
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.
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
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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
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.
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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
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: It is one of side effect of this medication.

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