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Topamax for weight loss?

Hi friends, My physician has given me a prescription for Topamax for weight loss support. This program will be supervised and I will see the Dr weekly. An EKG and blood work were required and all ...

Posted 16 Mar 2013 25 answers

When is it better to take Topamax in AM or PM for weight loss?

I have been on Topamax for three weeks I started off on 50mg now 75mg and soon I will start 100mg. The way I take it now is 25mg in the morning and 50 at bedtime but I have not had any weight loss. I ...

Posted 3 Oct 2012 2 answers

Topamax for migraine, has changed my mood, personality should I stop, this is worse than migraine?

This is a dirty drug. I am very depressed. I am mean, emotional, tired angry, I forget things easily. I am losing everyone important in my life. My headaches are gone. But I think this is worse. What ...

Posted 19 Aug 2012 17 answers

Is Topamax effective for migraines?

I have been prescribed topamax for my migraines. I asked the dr and pharmacists both how this is supposed to help migraines but dont really understand thier explaination.What it the mechanism that ...

Posted 5 May 2007 11 answers

Has anyone used Topamax for weightloss?

I would like to hear from others who have been prescribed Topamax for weight loss. Not so much those who have used it for seizures or migraines and experienced weight loss as a side effect, but those ...

Posted 30 Jun 2009 17 answers

How long does Topamax stay in your system after you stop taking it?

I been taking 100mg 2xday Topamax for about 8 mths now. My psychiologist doesn't give me but 5 min tops with him and I refuse to see him again. After doing research on my own, I found it Topamax ...

Posted 28 Feb 2014 1 answer

Topamax weight loss side effect: dosage?

Hi everyone, I've been put on topamax to hopefully assist with weight loss as am obese and am really struggling with food. I've just titrated up to 75mg (25 in morning and 50 at night) and ...

Posted 15 Nov 2014 1 answer

Topiramate - How Long Does it take for Topamax to Start Working for Migraines?

Hi, I have only been taking Topamax for about 3 weeks (25mg AM and 50mg PM). I haven't even really had many bad side effects either. Some dizziness in the beginning, but not too bad. I also take ...

Posted 10 Nov 2014 2 answers

Should you eat healthy in order to lose weight on topamax?

Hi, Im new to topamax and started it today I am aware that a common symptom is weight loss. From what I understand the weight loss is caused by lack of appitite so that makes sense of course you ...

Posted 15 Oct 2014 3 answers

Topamax - I developed a large kidney stone and had it remove. I never have had kidney stones and no?

... one in my family have had kidney stones. I took the drug Topiramate for my Seizure Disorder. The Neurologists informed me that there was a very slight chance of developing kidney stones as a side ...

Posted 4 days ago 1 answer

Are the side effects of topamax increased in the elderly?

77 year old male. Hypersensitivity to most meds. Has history of complicated migraines. Dr. Wants to manage this with topamax 25mg twice a day. Anyone have experience with this age group and med?

Posted 13 days ago 2 answers

Topamax and weight loss?

I'm not taking Topamax for weight loss, but it was my choice since a lot of bipolar meds make you gain weight. I want to know if anyone ate like they normally did, but then lost weight anyway ...

Posted 20 days ago 2 answers

Why does Topamax work well for fibro patients?

I've been using Topamax (400mg, split 200 AM/PM) for 3 years for RSD lower limb pain. Has stopped the neuropathy a dramatic amount. Didn't know until now that it works for fibro symptoms of ...

Posted 15 days ago 0 answers

Anyone taking Topamax eat more then before they took it?

I was hoping to lose the urge to eat so much, but I feel like I'm eating more. This is my 10th day and I just increased my dose to 25mg twice a day like I was supposed to. I still want to eat. I ...

Posted 14 days ago 0 answers

Weight gain on Topamax?

I started taking Topamax to control my migraines. Since I have a very low tolerance to medication, I was only taking 25mg per day. My migraines stopped, along with any sinus pain & pressure. ...

Posted 23 Jul 2014 4 answers

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