I am taking Trileptal for mood stabilization for Bipolar Disorder. He claims it's the only mood stabilizer that doesn't cause weight gain. Has that been you experience on the drug?
22 Sep 2011
I was on Trileptal for 3 months, and my weight didn't change.. I have tried almost all of the different mood stablizers and the only one that effected my weight was Depakote. I am a very slinder person, so it didn't really bother me with the weight gain... Hope the Trileptal works out for you. :)
29 Sep 2011
Pippi4J, Everyone's body works different to medications. I would suggest that you give the medication at least a month to see what experience you have with it. If it turns out to be a bad one for you then you can discuss this with your provider and look for another medication to see how that one works. It's all a trail and error on these medications. Wishing you well.
- Trileptal Information for Consumers
- Trileptal Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Trileptal (detailed)
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