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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 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

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Although it is an epileptic and a migraine preventive medication, weight loss is one of a common side effect.
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Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
Yes, it may: Loss of appetite and weight loss are common side effects of Topamax (topiramate). Topamax is also used off-label to promote weight loss in people with ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 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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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
33 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: Topamax (topiramate) is used for weight loss, it is considered one of its side effects. More information on topamax (topiramate) can be found at the a ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: It is one of side effect of this medication.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
17 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 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
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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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Maybe : Topomax is used for a wide range of medical conditions. Not knowing the specific condition you've been prescribed this medication, it may not be a goo ... Read More
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