Can any doctor prescribe qsymia?
Qsymia is a Class IV controlled drug and can only be obtained by prescription from a licensed physician. Each physician has to take a training course so he is familiar with the drug and it’s side effects. I have treated hundreds of patients with Qsymia since it’s approval several years ago.
How long can you take Qsymia? Here are the General Guidelines for taking Qsymia: Start treatment with Qsymia 3.75 mg/23 mg (phentermine 3.75 mg/topiramate 23 mg extended-release) daily for 14 days; after 14 days increase to the recommended dose of Qsymia 7.5 mg/46 mg (phentermine 7.5 mg/topiramate 46 mg extended-release) once daily if needed.
How to take phentermine for best results? Best results are achieved by taking the Phentermine in mid-morning on an empty stomach. You may have to adjust the time that you take the medication, depending on how it reacts with you.
What are the dangers of taking phentermine? Side effects of phentermine include: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth, constipation, an unpleasant taste, hives, impotence, palpitations, high blood pressure, and fast heart rates (palpitations).
What is the best prescription drug for weight loss? The best working prescription weight loss pill is the one that supplements your diet and physical exercise and improves your chances of reaching your goals. The most popular pills available through prescription are Orlistat, Meratrim, and Qysmia drug. There are lots of drugs for weight loss.
How often should you take Qsymia for weight loss?
How often should you take Qsymia for weight loss? Roberts explains that Qsymia is taken once a day, with patients starting at the lowest dose (3.75 mg phentermine/23 mg topiramate extended-release), then increasing to the recommended dose (7.5 mg/46 mg). In some circumstances, patients may have their dose increased to the highest dose (15 mg/92 mg).
When to start Qsymia 7.5 mg each morning? On the first day of week 3, you will start the recommended dose, 1 Qsymia 7.5 mg/46 mg capsule each morning. 1. If you have achieved 3% weight loss or greater, you may continue at this dose.
Are there any side effects when you stop taking Qsymia? If you suddenly stop using this medication, you may have withdrawal symptoms (such as seizures ). To help prevent withdrawal, your doctor may lower your dose slowly. Withdrawal is more likely if you have used this medication for a long time or in high doses.
When to start Qsymia titration for weight loss? Titration Dose On the first day of week 13, start Qsymia 11.25 mg/69 mg.1 If your doctor has escalated your dose, you will be on this dose for 2 weeks.