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Help paying for it
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I sm afrsid to take my prescription of qsymia after reading reviews ## Hello, Christina! How are you? What exactly did you read that makes you afraid to take it? Perhaps that can be addressed for you. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings and anorexia. Can anyone that's taken it chime in with their experiences?
Updated 26 days ago.
 
Drinking Alcohol
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I am currently on my first week of Qsymia. I need someone's honest opinion and I will ask my doctor too once I see her again. I am not a big drinker at all but when I go on vacation I do get a couple of drinks here and then or maybe once a day. It's my vacation and I want to enjoy it. Am I going to die if I have a drink or 2 or would you recommend stopping the medication for the week and half I am on vacation? ## Hi Steph, According to umm.edu's drug interaction tool, drinking alcohol while taking Qysmia is not recommended as it may increase or decrease blood levels of topiramate (one of the active ingredients in Qysmia) potentially resulting in more side effects and/or a less effective dose. They also goes on to note that the combination of alcohol and topiramate may cause ...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
been on 3 weeks and having anxiety
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Been on 3 weeks only lost 4lbs but feel like I am losing my mind. Racing heart, anxious, constipated, awful taste in my mouth and horrible insomnia. I want to stick it out but I am scared this will cause long term side effects or really mess me up. My endo only wants me to take it for 3 months but don't know If I should stick it out. Will these side effects go away? Any thoughts? Help? Can this med cause u to have a heart attack? ## Hello, Brenda! How are you? Actually, under the FDA warnings, you should see your doctor immediately, if you experience the pounding or racing heart beats as it may not be a safe medication for you to take. The constipation, insomnia, taste changes and dizziness can be normal side effects. Are you on any other medications?
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Qsymia Worked for me
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I have done very well on the medication. I have had to increase the dosage to the full amount as had been advised by the manufacturer and the FDA and after almost a full year it seems to have stopped working, which happens with most medications like this (and pain meds too). My doctor has suggested weekly "drug" holidays (i.e. I don't take it on the weekends) to stimulate it's efficacy when I resume the next weekday. Also, on those weekdays when I simply forget to take it at the early time of day, I just don't take it at all. However, as I reach the full year period in June, I am looking at loosing the monthly $75 discount. So I wrote the manuf. Vivus and asked if they would extend the discount so that I can safely taper down to get off the medication as is the recom...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
weight loss medicines for women
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Hi this is Indu 30 yrs old my weight is 85 kg how to reduce. ## Hii can I loss my weight with ebexid ## I believe you are describing the European equivalent of America's " Qsymia" brand medication ? And the manufacturer is Vivus ? It comes in 4 dosages 3.5, 7., 11. and 15 phentermine w/higher dosages of topomax included as the other ingredient , correct ? If so, what is your question, perhaps I may be of some help as I've been using it , myself.
Updated 2 months ago.
 
Qsymia for weight loss cost
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I read that the makers of Qsymia have an exclusive deal with SAMs Club to provide it at a lower cost for SAMs Plus members. It is supposed to be lower than the discount currently offered through the company. I was wondering did anyone know the cost? ## Hi Masey, I did some investigating on this and found that the wholesale price which pharmacies are paying for Qsymia is around $120-$135 depending on the dosage. With the use of an RX Savings Card, people reportedly pay anywhere from $194-$264. As far as Sam's Club is concerned, I would encourage you to contact them directly in order to receive an accurate answer regarding the cost of Qsymia. However, I would probably anticipate the price range to be somewhere in the ballpark of what it might cost with the use of a savings card. If yo...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
qsymia causing prolong period
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Has anyone experienced heavier or prolonged periods? Im 47 not sure if hornonal or if its a side effect. So far Ive had great success with 22lb loss in 5 weeks. Dont want to stop. ## Hello, LadybugJ! How are you? It has been known to cause painful periods, but not prolonged or heavier, from what I'm finding. It could be hormonal, due to your age. Have you had this checked out by your doctor? Other side effects may include palpitations, anorexia, headache and dizziness. ## I'm way late to the party here but I'm finding this. I'm 35. I was on for a month and basically had my period 3 times. Did you ever find anything out? ## Late to the party but I'm 35 with the same issue. Did it stop? Could you do anything to prevent / help it? Thanks.
Updated 3 months ago.
 
Qsymia is poison
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I believe that Phentermine, and Qsymia are poisons. Sure they help you lose weight but the long-term side effects and trade-offs are not worth the risk. When I originally took Phentermine I lost almost eighty pounds over a two-year period. I continued to take it for almost ten more years in order to maintain my weight until I was finally hospitalized because the Phentermine had debilitated me. I was unable to sleep despite the fact that I was always exhausted and I was plagued with nightmares and unable to sustain long periods of exercise such as tidying up the house or even taking a walk. I was constantly depressed and too weak to really take charge and do anything about it. I was also always constipated and noticed a constant metallic taste in my mouth. Because so many nutrients and p...
Updated 4 months ago.
 
Qsymia for weight loss
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Looking for a DR in Northern VA that prescribes Qysmia?
Updated 5 months ago.
 
CVS says it won't work on the free trial
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Pharmacy says it won't work on the free trial. What can I do? It's 125.00 for 14 days ## Can you try another pharmacy or another CVS store ? ## What pharmacy does the free trial, or is their away to get a coupon. I may have to switch to another pill that's not extremely high ## Aj, you have to get a coupon from the manufacturer. Pharmacys don't just give the meds to you without a script and a coupon from the manufacturer. Who told you that there was a Free Trial for this med? Some manufacturers have criteria that you must also meet, like you must prove that you are low income and have no insurance that will cover it.
Updated 5 months ago.
 
free trial offer refused at Kroger pharmacy
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registered on the internet, printed paperwork, took rx from my dr and left it at Kroger pharmacy. They ordered the med. I went to pick it up and they asked for my insurance, told me I would have to do copay which will not be possible as I have a huge deductible not met yet, so I didn't get my free trial offer. ## Hello, Reeda! How are you? I'm very sorry about what happened. Did your doctor write the prescription for just the 14 day trial offer? If not, then that may explain the problem. If he wrote it for a one month supply, they'd give you the 14 days free and then want your insurance and co-pay for the rest of the month. You could also ask them for your prescription back and try a different pharmacy. Qsymia is approved by the FDA to aid in weight loss. Its typical side ef...
Updated 5 months ago.
 
need dr in sf,bay area
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I'm looking for a Dr who prescribes qsymia in the San Francisco Bay area ## I recommend going to the Qsymia web site. If you enter your zip code, it will list doctors in area who will work with you. It will also give 'certified' pharmacies -- only certified pharmacies can give the free 14 day supply and $75 discount. You can also use their certified mail order network.
Updated 11 months ago.
 
Qsymia and weight gain !
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I seem to be gaining weight. The first week, I had a hard few days adjusting to it, then I got beyond it and started loosing weight , happy. Now in my 2nd week, I'm gaining weight. The Topamax in the past , alone, made me hungry/tired. Phentermine in the past worked but I was used to 37.5 mgs when it was prescribed back in the 90's. The Qsymia's paltry 3.75 mgs is pretty darn low dosage. It's too early to up the dosage to the next level which is fine by me bc. I'm afraid that when I do, the double dose of the Topamax will double my appitite; 7.5 mgs. of phentermine is still so low I'm surprised it's even prescribed. I guess I'm just a perpetual malcontent, huh. ## Hello, BostonHolly! How are you doing? Has there been any change? Are you also getting lots ...
Updated 11 months ago.
 
doctors in the tulsa area prescribing Qsymia
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My sister had fantastic results on Qsymia and I'm looking for someone in my area that prescribes it ## What was the name of the Dr in Tulsa Oklahoma that prescribed qsymia for your sister?
Updated 1 year ago.
 
Qsymia Questions
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When does it stop working as well as an appetite suppressant and why does your weight loss slow down? ## Hello, Lauren! How are you? Our bodies eventually get used to any medication that we take regularly for a long period of time, which causes them to stop working as well for us. There's no precise time frame that can be given though, because it can vary from person to person. Regardless of the method used to lose weight, there is almost always a plateau that you hit, at some point. Your body also gets used to whatever you're doing to spur it, such as a medication, or exercise and weight loss can slow down, unless you change something to ramp it back up, such as changing your exercise routine, your diet, or the medication that you're taking. The FDA lists Qysmia's typic...
Updated 1 year ago.
 
ingriediants
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how much phentermine and how much toperimate make up a qsymia capsule? ## Hello, Judy! How are you? According to the Qysmia website, the starting dose contains 3.75mgs of Phentermine and 23mgs of Topiramate ER. There are, however, guidelines for prescribing it, for instance, a patient must be 30kg/m2 or greater obese, or 27kg/m2 overweight with the presence of at least one medical risk factor. The possible side effects may include elevated heart rate, nausea, dizziness, insomnia and suicidal thoughts or actions. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 year ago.
 
Doctor who will prescribe Qsymia near Portland, OR
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I am trying to find a doctor near Portland, OR that will prescribe Qsymia for me. I am severely overweight and struggle with CFS so energy is a major problem when trying to lose weight on my own. ## Hello, Christina! How are you? Unfortunately, there's no directory of doctors that I can refer to for you according to what they will or will not prescribe. The only thing you can really do is see a doctor, discuss your problem with them and ask them about trying it. Do you currently have a PCP that you see regularly? If so, they may prescribe it, or refer you to someone that can help. Qysimia is an extended release medication that's used to aid in weight loss. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability and anorexia.
Updated 1 year ago.
 
qsymia 15 92mg and drug test
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I took one pill for first time and then sent for urine drug test from work. will it be positive?
Updated 1 year ago.
 
prescribing doctor qsymia
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Looking for a doctor in Houston Texas that prescribes Qsymia. ## I'm looking for a doctor on weight loss that prescribes qsymia. My daughter has been on it and has done great. She live in the Texas panhandle and I live in east Texas, Tyler area. I have taken phentermine and did will. But I have been off about 2yrs and have gain the weight back ## Looking for a doctor that can prescribe me Qsymia. I did great on phenomenon but then had a baby and am still holding baby weight. Please help :(. I'm in Rockland County, NY
Updated 1 year ago.
 
prescribing doctor qsymia Tacoma WA
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Is there a doctor close to me who can prescribe Qsymia and monitor my weight loss?
Updated 2 years ago.
 

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