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A 24-year-old male asked:

is topamax (topiramate) an effective drug for weight loss? if so at what dose do i start to see results? (i know everyone is different) am on it for mania and mood

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
Off Label Pill: Topamax (topiramate) isn’t approved as a standalone drug for weight loss. Moreover, you may experience drug-related side effects that can contribute to weight gain and not loss. Ask your doctor for more information.

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Last updated Aug 24, 2015

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