No change in appetite? Absolutely no weight loss! Everything has been the same! It's only been a week but after reading everyone's success stories I'm losing hope!
I too agree with Chuck.
One week is not even enough time to see water loss show up on a scale.
Also, you commented on "everything else" being the same.
If that's true then shake things up a bit.
If you can exercise & watch what you eat you might get better results. Not knowing your activity level makes it difficult to help advice.
However, any type of exercise will help speed things along.
Simple isometric exercises and walking would definitely help.
Hang in there and give yourself a little more time.
hello I also take Topamax for weight loss, you mentioned its only been a week, I would give it more time it doesn't work that fast, also are you doing anything else for weight loss such as dieting or exercise. Everyone has a different metabolism for a drug and some drugs work for some and others they may not. Also some drugs work quicker for some people. I would give it longer than a week to start noticing anything. You also have the right to request a medication change from your prescribing doctor, there are many other better drugs for weight loss out there. I have been on Topamax for about 2 months and haven't noticed much weight loss. Hope I helped you.
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you need to give it time it took me 9 months to lose the weight that i did. plus it all depends on the dose that you get up to and i was up to 200mg 3x a day. i went for 225lbs to 136lbs but i also did some light exercise with it. I ended up having a baby and now I am back to the same battle again and starting my weight loss journey again so you just need to be patient i am already down 25 lbs again and i am up to 400mg a day so if anyone else is on the topamax diet journey it does indeed work but it just takes time and it all depends on the dose you take and you have to gradually get to the higher dosage. weight loss takes time but the end result is so worth the journey and the wait!!! I hope that this is helpful. If you have any other questions please don't hesitate to ask me I am all ears =)
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