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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 have so far found no changes in appetite and no weight loss. I realise weight loss is only a... read more

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 normal, however cholesterol and sugars were getting up there. My physician told me I'm not at... read more

How long does it take for Topamax to start working?

How long do you stay on Topamax for migraines?

Does topiramate cause hair loss?

When's the best time of day to take Topamax?

Can you stop taking Topamax suddenly?

Are Topamax and Trokendi XR the same thing?

Is Topamax a controlled substance?

Has anyone used Topamax for weight loss?

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 whose doctors prescribed Topamax as an off label weight loss drug. I have personally been taking... read more

How significant is the risk of attention & memory loss with topiramate?

I was recently prescribed Topamax (the generic, actually) for migraines but I am terrified because even at 25mg twice daily my memory seems affected. Will this go away? Will it get worse?

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 do I do? Should I just stop taking topamax? Help!

I am on day 5 with Topamax, I feel like crap, when do these side effects go away?

I am on day 5 of Topamax 50 mg 2 times a day, 50mg of seroquil at bed time, I just recently started taking again and I have been taking 10 mgs of adderal 2 times a day since I was five. Right now my hands, feet, and head go numb off and on during the day during the day and I feel like a Zombie. I... read more

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. However, I instead of losing weight blew up like a balloon. Has anyone else experienced weight gain on... read more

Topamax/Topiramate Users? Here's my story - what's yours?

Hi! I just started the long wind up dosage of Topamax last night. So far, so good haha! I have read mostly positive reviews from the folks who are using it for weight loss, and mostly negative reviews from the ones who were prescribed the drug for migraines. I see a connection. MY goal has always... read more

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