fatnews.com Home page  >  Article | Previous article | Next article

SEARCH

QUICKLINKS AND VIEW OPITONS

  • Categories of Articles
  • Summary View
  • Headline View
  • Archive of Quotes
  • Contact Us
  • Follow @fatnews

    Topamax (topiramate) causes 13.3 lbs weight loss in women who had gained weight on Zyprexa


    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    Monday, May 09, 2005 6:17 am Email this article
    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.

    REFERENCE

    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.

    AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION

    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine
    Inntalklinik, Simbach/Inn
    Germany

    Articles on the same subject can be found here:


    COMMENTS

    Please feel free to share your comments about this article.


    Name:

    Email:

    Comments:

    Please enter the word you see in the image below:


    Remember my personal information

    Notify me of follow-up comments?



    © Copyright 2003-2021 - Larry Hobbs - All Rights Reserved.