Hi Rianna, There is alot of miss information out there about
Topamax. First, this is a medication for Migranes once it had been on the market awhile doctors found that it had side benefits in helping people loss weight and.....yes, even with some psychiatric disorders but they are given at much higher doses for these.
I have taken Topamax for about 4 years now for headaches (not diagnosed as migranes) I have MS and have terrible headaches from it. I take 200mg at bedtime so I dont feel any sort of side effects from the medication and it does tend to make some people drowsy. And yes, I did lose some weight when I started to take it. It make it so I didnt feel hungry and would forget to eat but after being on the medication so long that effect has long wore off...
I havent had any problems with it what so ever...I hope you do find it helpful for you.
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