A 46-year-old member asked:
how does topamax (topiramate) cause weight loss?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Vasu Brown answered
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 beverages.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
Dr. Chuck Shaffer answered
32 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 american society of bariatric physicians webpage.
Answered on May 1, 2013
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