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... All my life I have been very thin, that was until I started taking meds for my bipolar and gained almost overnight. I'm so depressed about this and hate going out coz I'm afraid people will see me and I'm just so embarrased. I hate it soooooooooooo much. ... (4 replies)
... I was on Topamax for several years for bp. It has a lot of possible side effects. ... (4 replies)
Bulimic / Topamax
Feb 10, 2007
... I have posted here before in the earlist part of this thread. Please refer to my post. I have Bipolar Disorder and Bulimia of which is why I take the Topamax. ... (22 replies)

... the ED thoughts are ALWAYS with me. I can say that the Topamax has been a life saver as far as the migraines go so if you know of anyone who has can suggest trying the Topmax for that! ... (22 replies)
... Yes, it is actually prescribed for bulima because it controls the binge eating. However, it does cause weight loss. And I see your point, dragonfly, I developed Anorexia my first year after starting Topamax. ... (4 replies)
... topamax caused me to lose (4 replies)
... It works different on everyone, but I would hold off until after the tests. There's always a list of side effects from starting new meds and you don't know exactly how it will effect you. Even at a low dose. ... (4 replies)
Bulimic / Topamax
Jan 20, 2007
... I have not posted on the forum much lately. Been busy and not feeling well due to another medication I'm taking. ... (22 replies)
... I have an ED and Bipolar Disorder. ... (7 replies)
... memory loss, cognitive impairment, hair loss and then some. ... (0 replies)
... However, Topamax really helped me through a LOT of it. ... (22 replies)
... binging and purging multiple times a day and the obsessiveness of it all seems to be back. I'm wondering if it isn't related to seasonal depression and seratonin depletion. ... (0 replies)
Bulimic / Topamax
Feb 11, 2007
... Topamax has been a miracle drug in terms of bulimia for me. ... (22 replies)
... You need some help. I'm in the same boat. I've been battling this problem for years. I'm 33 and finally realizing, nope, I'm not going to grow out of this. Yeah, I'm a slow learner. ... (2 replies)
... I have both Bipolar Disorder and bulimia. I've been taking Topamax for 3 years now. It has really helped with the binge eating. Please seek out professional advise from a pdoc, not an MD. ... (11 replies)
... Topamax should only be used as a last resort...there are several problems with it. Like it interfers with the effectiveness of birth control. And if you work or go to's makes it impossible to concentrate! I have tried taking it twice in the did reduce my appetite at first... ... (5 replies)
... bulimia, and a host of gastro problems, including acid reflux, gastroparesis, among others. I'm currently taking 50 mg of Topamax and 10 mg of Celexa, but I still feel super down, and to be honest i just don't want to throw up anymore. ... (1 replies)
... The drug is called Topamax. There are also many other medications out there with less side effects that help bulimia and other ED's. If you feel very out of control, please seek out attention of a pdoc, not an MD, medical prescription advice. ... (4 replies)
... Abilify, Lamictal, Wellbutrin, Geodiun, Topamax, etc., and so forth are all weight neutral drugs. ... (8 replies)
Goodbye, SSRI.
Oct 13, 2007
... compliant with meds, and when I would stop them cold turkey I would get very ill. I would vomit and get dizzy, and of course stop sleeping and turn manic, which is also related, but not so much. But perhaps the problem is that you have not found the right drug? ... (2 replies)

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