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Hello, I am new to epilepsy.com and i saw that they have discussion centers. I am a 20 yr old who has had epilepsy since 2000 and am taking medications that cause me to gain weight. I was wondering if any other patients who have this same problem have tried any diet supplements, such as pills or drink mixes, that have worked in relieving some of that weight gain.

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From "The Health Network in Australia: "

"Several drugs which were developed for use against depression and epilepsy are showing promise as diet pills, and some doctors already prescribe them for this use, Prozac being the best known example. Topomax is another psychiatric drug now often used off label as a diet pill, and seems to be very effective, but it is important to use these and all prescription diet pills wisely. Always get your doctor's approval before using any diet pills, and ask for regular check ups while you are taking them, in order to diet safely without endangering your health."

In "Weight Loss for All," there's an article about a Zonegran weight loss obesity study: 

"Zonegran started as a drug developed for the treatment of epileptic seizures, however during scientific trials, epilepsy patients also began to lose weight. After the zonegran weight loss discovery a separate study was conducted on 60 obese volunteers. Of the 60 volunteers half were put on a low-calorie diet and the other half on a low-calorie diet with a zonegran weight loss pill supplement. After 16 weeks the average weight loss was 13 pounds for patients taking zonegran pills but weight loss only averaged 2 pounds for those not taking the zonegran weight loss pill. Researchers believe the zonegran weight loss pill may have appetite reducing effects.

Mild fatigue has been reported as a common side effect while taking zonegran pills for weight loss. Other side effects reported include dizziness, sleepiness and impaired thoughts. Kidney stones is also a possible side effect but this is said to be rare.

The results from zonegran weight loss drug study are promising and provides some evidence that zonegran diet pills combined with a healthy low calorie diet may be an effective weight loss treatment for obese patients. However more research will be required before obese patients will be able to obtain prescriptions of zonegran weight loss diet pills."

Stay clear of over-the-counter diet pills with lavish promises.  They're often laced with caffeine, a common seizure trigger.

And please!  Review all of this info with your doc and see what he/she says.  If it sounds too good to be true, it may be too good to be true!     Phylis Feiner Johnson   www.epilepsytalk.com

 

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Well,I am agree with your reviews but first of all we should be take
care of the health issues.I am very careful about the health issues
because without of the health we cant do any work in the life.If you
have good health then you can do proper work.Some tips here for good
health....
1 Eat energetic foods
2 Exercise work regularly
3 Morning walk
4 Avoid the smoking
5 Green tea
6 Proper sleep

 

 

Re: diet pills

Well,I am agree with your reviews but first of all we should be take
care of the health issues.I am very careful about the health issues
because without of the health we cant do any work in the life.If you
have good health then you can do proper work.Some tips here for good
health....
1 Eat energetic foods
2 Exercise work regularly
3 Morning walk
4 Avoid the smoking
5 Green tea
6 Proper sleep

 

 

Re: diet pills

Well,I am agree with your reviews but first of all we should be take
care of the health issues.I am very careful about the health issues
because without of the health we cant do any work in the life.If you
have good health then you can do proper work.Some tips here for good
health....
1 Eat energetic foods
2 Exercise work regularly
3 Morning walk
4 Avoid the smoking
5 Green tea
6 Proper sleep

 

 

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I took a medication that made me retain water which caused a weight gain. I went from 185 to 260 in less than a month. The medicine didn't control my seizures and I was given another med. I lost 40 lbs in less than 3 weeks which I thought was basically the water. While talking to my neuro I mentiond the weight loss and he said that the loss was not all water but about 20% ws fat which needed to go anyway.

There are several medications out that would help with weight gain, I would suggest you contact your neuro and ask him which might be better. I say that becasue he will be able to look at those medications and he would know if any of them would interfer with your AEDs

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Using diet pills for the weight reduction is not a good idea from health and fitness point of view. Because using diet pills leads to various health complications and has no permanent results for the weight loss.However regular workout and an effective weight loss diet plan is a good step to reduce the body weight in successful way.

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Some time diet pills work but this kind of diet pills have many side effects so it is good to avoid diet pills and we should always choose a natural way for weight loss.
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In natural ways exercise and diet both are useful. I think if we do exercise and diet then there is n any need of using pills. For more information you can visit this site.
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Bananas help fill you up. Make popcorn from scratch, no butter.

Fresh fruit and vegetables.

Walking whenever possible is very good exercise.

I avoid preservatives and fillers as much as possible. Read the ingredients. For example, look at what's in a loaf of bread. All the stuff in parentheses following "enriched flour" are ok, those are vitamins. Almost everything else is unnecessary. Bread should have flour, sugar, yeast, water, salt, and perhaps some kind of preservative. You won't find that, but you get the idea.

If you look through the ingredients of just about anything at the supermarket you'll find corn syrup, soy products, some kind of "gum", whey, something ending with "-ate", MSG, and yeast extract (similar to MSG). As far as I can tell most of it is for artificial processing (like conditioners, thickeners, whey, or carrageenan), for artificial taste (like MSG), or as preservatives. MSG can also be a seizure trigger.

You'll be surprised how much better you feel avoiding all that stuff. I think it contributes to weight gain. You don't have to be puritanical, but just being aware of what you are actually eating helps a lot.

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