How much Topamax should I take to lose weight? For weight loss: Adults and children 12 years of age and older—At first, one tablet of 3.75 milligrams (mg) of phentermine and 23 mg of topiramate once a day for 14 days. After 14 days, your doctor may increase your dose to 7.5 mg of phentermine and 46 mg of topiramate once a day.
Will 50 mg of topiramate help you lose weight? Weight-loss and loss of appetite are common adverse effects in persons 16 years and older who are taking 50 mg or 400 mg of topiramate per day. Patients using a 50mg/day dose lost 6% of their body weight, and weight loss was found in 17% of patients using 400mg/day.
When should I take Topamax for weight loss? The medication is usually taken with or without food once a day in the morning. This medication may cause difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep if it is taken in the evening. Take phentermine and topiramate at around the same time every day.
Is Topamax a fat burner? Ketosis: Topamax causes fluctuations in blood glucose and insulin levels, which may induce ketosis. Ketosis is a state in which the body uses fat as fuel, resulting in significant weight loss. Boosts metabolism: Topamax may help speed up metabolism, which can contribute to weight loss.