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Topamax (topiramate) causes 13.3 lbs weight loss in women who had gained weight on Zyprexa
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Topamax (topiramate) helps women who had gained weight taking Zyprexa (olanzapine), to lose weight according to a new study. Topamax cause 13.3 lbs weight loss
Women who had gained weight taking Zyprexa (olanzapine), who were then given Topamax (topiramate) as well, lost 13.3 pounds more than women given a placebo.
Study 2.5 months, 43 women
The study lasted two-and-one-half months and included 43 women, 25 of whom were given Topamax (topiramate), and 18 who were given a placebo.
Zyyprexa 7.5 mg per day
The average dose of Zyprexa the women were taking was 7.5 mg per day.
Nickel M, Nickel C, Muehlbacher M, Leiberich P, Kaplan P, Lahmann C, Tritt K, Krawczyk J, Kettler C, Egger C, Rother WK, Loew T. Influence of topiramate on olanzapine-related adiposity in women: a random, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2005 Jun, 25(3):211-17.
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