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Condition: Adjunct Treatment of Obesity in a Comprehensive Weight Reduction Regimen
1/23/2015 7:14:36 AM

Reviewer: mpm, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I lost three pounds on the regular dosage in the past three months, with not working out regularly and starting it at the beginning if the holiday season. It has been increasingly hard for me to lose, as I am starting menopause. I have suffered some side effects from this drug, however which are causing me to stop it. Mainly anger issues that prevent me from working together with coworkers, and ag ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Adjunct Treatment of Obesity in a Comprehensive Weight Reduction Regimen
1/20/2015 6:24:21 PM

Reviewer: rcpeasel, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this Qsymia for 40 days now and lost 25 lbs. I have not had any side effects to date, beside carbonated beverages tasting bad. I wish my doctor would let me stay on it for longer than 90 days!

Condition: Adjunct Treatment of Obesity in a Comprehensive Weight Reduction Regimen
12/27/2014 10:26:54 PM

Reviewer: kenny, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Seems like I've been on diets all my life. So my doctor started me on the lowest dose of Qsymia and eventually up to highest dose. Overall in 8 months I lost 45 lbs. It makes everything you eat taste terrible. I had a very dry mouth, so drink lots of water. I was constipated all the time and just recently I acquired a kidney stone and was in the hospital for a day and night. I've stoppe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Adjunct Treatment of Obesity in a Comprehensive Weight Reduction Regimen
10/30/2014 8:24:18 AM

Reviewer: GWBQSYMIA, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am not one to post very much positive or negative but with my own struggle over the years with weight loss and my positive few days on Qsymia I decided to share. Just a FYI I love Web MD!! and selected this site to post. I have been over weight for many years and not from a lack of being physical or working out. Bad metabolism, I have worked with nutritionists, medically supervised diets and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Adjunct Treatment of Obesity in a Comprehensive Weight Reduction Regimen
7/4/2014 5:33:26 PM

Reviewer: CAnne82, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Ive taken Phentermine prior to starting Qysymia and it worked like a charm. As a result my doctor started me on the recommened dose of 7.5mg of Phentermine/46mg Topamax. It took about a week of the lower dosing of Phentermine to suppress my aappetite. However, the Topamax did cause some cognitive side effect that went away after 3 days. I had some brain fog, vertigo, and flat out trippy feeling bu ... Show Full Comment

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