Thank you for posting your query.
and topamac are very safe medicines for treating epilepsy
. One has to take these medicines regularly and at proper dose. The medications in epilepsy are required for long periods, sometimes, for whole life.
The weight gain has no direct connection to these medications. It is a result of increased food intake and less exercise. If she moderates her diet with good amount of exercises, she would lose weight.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad