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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 ...

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

Posted 10 Jul 2009 by texnant 23 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?

Qsymia - Is anyone taking phentermine and topiramate as two separate pills?

Posted 26 Sep 2013 by alexaporteous1 6 answers

My dr prescribed me 37.5 phentermine and 25mg of topiramate, instead of the combo pill. Is anybody else on this or was before it became a combo pill? Today was my first day I didn't feel the phentermine at all I guess I just felt different all day.

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 ...

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

Posted 21 Mar 2012 by cupcakesbycandi 12 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 ...

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 ...

I started topamax... (or topiramate)?

Posted 13 Apr 2010 by GreenEyeZ24 9 answers

on March 25th the first couple of days I felt really tired, other than that the only other side effect I have experienced is I cannot drink any carbonated beverage at all anymore. My question is how long does it take for this medicine to come into full effect? Is the generic topiramate any ...

Does anyone know how to lessen the tingling in your feet and hands side effect of Topiramate?

Posted 1 Nov 2012 by hondachik25 3 answers

I'm currently on 50mg twice a day and experience intense tingling mostly in my feet several times a day. That is my main side effect other that not wanting to really drink soda and losing weight(no complaints there) and a bit of memory loss. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to rid of ...

Topiramate - How long will it take my body to get use to Topomax?

Posted 4 Sep 2015 by JaedynsMommy0317 2 answers

I guess the more appropriate question would be, for those who've used this drug, how long did it take your bodies to get use to it? It is 9/4 I have been on this only since 9/2 and it makes me very dizzy, confused and tired. I am suppose to take it twice daily (morning & night) but right ...

Topamax topiramate weightloss experience dosage?

Posted 8 Jun 2016 by Talullah 4 answers

Hi. I started on Topamax 15 mg a month ago, and now a week ago upped the dosage to 125 mg. (have gradually upped it every week. Sorry for my english, im not english). I have not experienced any weight loss at all, until this week. I have lost about 1,5 kg and lost a lot of apetite suddenly. I ...

Topiramate - Will this medication help with blood pressure?

Posted 26 Jul 2014 by gary2137 3 answers

Will topiramateHelp lower your blood pressure.If so what would be the dosage for a person of average height 200 pounds.Blood pressure range in 163 over 100.Thank you

Can the following meds give false positive for methamphetamine or amphetamine selegiline,?

Posted 27 Jun 2011 by teresa anderson 3 answers

... lamotrigine, risperidone, topiramate , mobic, aciphex, sprivia, ventolin, advair, or combipatch thanks

Does Topamax cause bladder control problems?

Posted 25 Sep 2013 by Vicki_June 2 answers

I have been taking 100 mg of topiramate daily for about a decade I think. I can't remember how long because my memory is terrible but it has been a very long time. About a year ago I had to begin ditropan XL 10 mg daily for my incontinence issue. I had to pee about fifteen times a day and ...

Migraine Prevention - Can anyone convince me that Topiramate works for migraine sufferers?

Posted 1 Jun 2014 by AnnMcc 7 answers

As a migraine sufferer for far too many years, I found that the only relief came with Zomig. However, my GP is now refusing to presribe this and has suggested taking topiramate everyday as a preventative. I have just gone through 3 days of absolute HELL. A sledgehammer would have been the answer if ...

Topiramate - How long does it take before I will start seeing the weight loss effects of Topamax?

Posted 2 Oct 2018 by cathleen01 1 answer

I just started 25mg twice daily today.

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