A 44-year-old female asked:
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for rapidly weight lose what medicines is ore effective wellbutrin xl or topamax (topiramate), (topiramate) can i use them same time or morning wellbutrin evening topamax (topiramate)?safe?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: Neither would be effective on their own as drugs to lose weight. Where did you hear this?
Answered on May 12, 2014
Dr. Gurdeep Sareen
Specializes in Pharmacology
None Indicated: These medications ARE NOT meant to be used for weight loss and ARE NOT SAFEto be used for that indication. Rapid weight loss in itself is not safe. All medications have side effects, so should only be used when absolutely needed. If you wish to loose weight eat clean and exercise. If you are significantly overweight surgery may be an option- talk to your physician.
Answered on May 12, 2014

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