I have been prescribed Topamax for weight loss due to high cholesterol and stroke risk. I also have PMDD which I have taken Welbutrin but am not currently taking. I'm curious if Topamax will help or hinder my emotions.
Topamax may affect your mood. In fact, it has been prescribed to help stabilize mood for some people. The following is an excerpt from the literature on Topamax:
Report any new or worsening mood symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
It is difficult to say exactly how Topamax will affect you. Monitor yourself carefully until you know how this medication will affect you.
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