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Phentermine And Topiramate Side Effects

phentermine and topiramate side effects

phentermine and topiramate side effects

Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) is a combination appetite suppressant/stimulant and seizure medication indicated as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in overweight and obese adults. Side effects of Qsymia can include:

  • mood changes such as depression,
  • trouble sleeping (insomnia),
  • confusion,
  • dizziness,
  • anxiety,
  • tiredness,
  • irritability,
  • constipation,
  • numbness or tingly feeling,
  • altered sense of taste,
  • dry mouth,
  • unpleasant taste in your mouth,
  • headache,

What is phentermine and topiramate?

Phentermine is an appetite suppressant similar to an amphetamine. Topiramate is a seizure medication, also called an anticonvulsant. Phentermine and topiramate is a combination medicine used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity. phentermine and topiramate is sometimes used to treat obesity that may be related to diabetes, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure. Phentermine and topiramate will not treat any these underlying conditions. Keep using any other medicines your doctor has prescribed to treat these conditions. Phentermine and topiramate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Important Information

Do not use if you are pregnant. This medicine may cause birth defects. You should not use phentermine and topiramate if you have glaucoma or overactive thyroid. Do not use phentermine and topiramate if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days. A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.

Before taking this medicine

Do not use phentermine and topiramate if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days. A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.

  • glaucoma;
  • overactive thyroid; or
  • if you are pregnant or may become pregnant.

Do not use if you are pregnant, and use effective birth control to prevent pregnancy while taking phentermine and topiramate. This medicine can harm an unborn baby or cause birth defects. Weight loss during pregnancy also can harm an unborn baby, even if you are overweight. You may need to have a negative pregnancy test before starting this treatment.

How should I take phentermine and topiramate?

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

 Phentermine may be habit-forming. Never share this medicine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it. Selling or giving away this medicine is against the law.

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