Patient: Why would TROKENDI XR be prescribed for weight loss, there is no history of seizures or migraines.
Symptoms: i am over weight
Doctor: Trokendi contains topirimate, an anticonvulsant drug used for seizures and sometimes in migraine. Weight loss is seen wi th drug as side effects, so it usually choice of drug for obese patient having seizures. But it is never recommended for weight loss treatment. It has many side effects, so not prescribed for obesity alone. Consult your physician for further clarification.