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Is topiramate good for weight loss?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: OK

But in fact most weight loss specialist don't recommend topiramate as a medication for weight loss alone.
Most typically it is used in combination with a stimulant like phentermine .. in fact there is a medication for weight loss known as Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) that is available as a combination of the two in one pill.

In brief: OK

But in fact most weight loss specialist don't recommend topiramate as a medication for weight loss alone.
Most typically it is used in combination with a stimulant like phentermine .. in fact there is a medication for weight loss known as Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) that is available as a combination of the two in one pill.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Dr. Stephen Southard
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Dr. Diaa Hussein
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes but not slone

topamax often used for orevention if recurrent migrain headache can help overweight ir obese patients who also have migrain headache to lose weight when used with diet and exercise and lifestyle changes and also phenyermine or adipex.
the combination of adipex and topamax is available in the market as qsymia (phentermine and topiramate). topamax should not be used in patients who are likely to get preganant .

In brief: Yes but not slone

topamax often used for orevention if recurrent migrain headache can help overweight ir obese patients who also have migrain headache to lose weight when used with diet and exercise and lifestyle changes and also phenyermine or adipex.
the combination of adipex and topamax is available in the market as qsymia (phentermine and topiramate). topamax should not be used in patients who are likely to get preganant .
Dr. Diaa Hussein
Dr. Diaa Hussein
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Dr. Aaron Pardini
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Aaron Pardini
Dr. Aaron Pardini
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