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Will topamax (topiramate) help me lose a lot of weight iam on it 25 mg. I need to loose it bad im am only 20 iam consinderindering baractric sergery. ?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Topamax (topiramate)

Topamax (topiramate) is not a diet pill.
It can cause decrease appetite some, but not likely at this low dose.

In brief: Topamax (topiramate)

Topamax (topiramate) is not a diet pill.
It can cause decrease appetite some, but not likely at this low dose.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: TOPAMAX (topiramate) WT LOSS

Are you on topamax (topiramate) for some medical condition like headaches etc.
If you are taking topamax (topiramate) the there is 40% chance you will loose some weight.But topamax (topiramate) is not indicated for weight loss and does have many unpleasant side effects.The wt loss is also related to the dose and higher the dosa more unpleasant side effects and more chances of wight loss.How much weight you looses can not be guaranteed.

In brief: TOPAMAX (topiramate) WT LOSS

Are you on topamax (topiramate) for some medical condition like headaches etc.
If you are taking topamax (topiramate) the there is 40% chance you will loose some weight.But topamax (topiramate) is not indicated for weight loss and does have many unpleasant side effects.The wt loss is also related to the dose and higher the dosa more unpleasant side effects and more chances of wight loss.How much weight you looses can not be guaranteed.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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