A 22-year-old female asked:
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does topamax (topiramate) 25 mg leads to weight loss?

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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 weight loss with even 25mg of topamax (topiramate). However, it is usually not used for weight loss as it has other primary effects, and should not be taken unless directed by a treating physician.
Answered on Oct 12, 2013

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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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