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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of topiramate in promoting weight loss among obese patients. The study was inspired by the fact that men and women, in addition to the stereotyped teenager, are affected by eating disorders. The general scope of this paper will comprise of the evaluation of the effectiveness of topiramate in weight loss amongst obese patients. The research achieves this through a review of past literature. In sum, the reviewed study found that the use of topiramate was associated with an increase in positive outcomes. Most of the positive outcomes were linked with weight reduction among overweight and obese patients. The review also revealed that the administration of the drug reduced the adverse effects of psychotic drugs minimized food cravings, alcohol, and smoking. Moreover, the combination of the drug with other antiepilepsy medications had more positive outcomes than when used as a monotherapy.

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Topiramate Epilepsy Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) Obesity Weight loss

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Elham Alshammari, & Ahlam Alshammari. (2020). Review of Topiramate Effect on Weight Loss. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(1), 507-510. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11i1.1851