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

Posted 15 Oct 2014 by manda494 10 answers

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 would lose weight if you are eating heaps less but a lot of other reviews say that they haven't ...

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

Posted 10 Nov 2014 by msano26 3 answers

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 Forfivo XL, which is basically Welbutrin XL but with 450mg all in one pill. I actually think this ...

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

Posted 10 Jul 2009 by texnant 17 answers

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

Posted 21 Mar 2012 by cupcakesbycandi 10 answers

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 ...

I'm having a problem when I take the topiramate and drink soda or carbonated drinks, it almost feels

Posted 28 Nov 2017 by Wendydavis1960 1 answer

... like my tongue is burning, does anyone else have this problem?

Topiramate - Can you drink alcohol at all on this medication?

Posted 24 Oct 2017 by justice07 1 answer

I was just given this for migraines. I am to start 25 ml at night for a week and then up to twice a day. I like to go out on our boat and have some cocktails. Does anyone using this medicine drink? The side effects are freaking me out. I am not going to start it until I have a few days off from ...

Anyone else take topiramate for weight loss?

Posted 19 Oct 2017 by DaynaS 2 answers

My doctor prescribed me 50 mg of topiramate for weight loss, one tablet in the morning and two tablets at bedtime. Anyone have any experience with Topamax for weight loss and if so how long till I notice results. I have been exercising a little and cutting out all soda, even diet.

Topiramate - Topamax Weight Loss...a second time?

Posted 12 Sep 2017 by thangrad 2 answers

I took Topamax for well over a year and I lost a lot of weight. Unfortunately, when the dose was increased, I started to gain weight. Does anyone know if you can lose weight with Topamax a second time?

Will my memory and word recall come back after discontinuing use of topiramate?

Posted 1 Sep 2017 by Nicole10 1 answer

I have been off of it for 2 weeks now but my memory and word recall (took me ten minutes to think of that term, "word recall") is still as bad as ever. I've been on and off of it for around ten years. 100 mg dose usually, daily. Will I ever feel normal again and not ...

Worse side effects taking lamotrogine and topiramate?

Posted 1 Jul 2017 by SSimms 1 answer

Hi I have epilepsy and have been suffering with a constant hangover type headache For months, My neurologist has put me on topiramate, starting at 25mg and bumping it up weekly until I hit 175mg then weaning me off the lamotrogine. If I get the side effect of weight loss I would be so happy! Since ...

Topiramate - Was anyone starving when they first started on Topomax?

Posted 5 May 2017 by Lenamargaret 1 answer

Did increasing the dosage kick start the weight loss? I'm on 25mg at night for almost a week now, but am starving, am constipated and can't sleep and feel like I'm gaining weight!

Side effects to topiramate?

Posted 17 Mar 2017 by Fishgal47 1 answer

The Dr. just put me me back on topiramate to help me lose the weight I have gained while taking Zoloft, Cymbalta and Prozac. I had side effects from being on topiramate before BUT I didn't want to eat 24/7. Do you think if I take a Benadryl it will help will the itching reaction I get from ...

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