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Medicine Adherence

Having trouble remembering to take your weight-loss medication? We've got suggestions for every lifestyle

Don't miss a dose

Medicines only work if you take them! Qsymia® should be taken every day in the morning. This may be as simple as taking it when you take your other medicines, or you may need to set up a routine to remind yourself.

Lots of things can help you remember to take Qsymia. You can:

  • Set a recurring reminder in your electronic calendar
  • Set an alarm on your cell phone
  • Put a note on your medicine cabinet or some other location you see every morning
  • Put your prescription bottle in a place where you will see it every morning
  • Ask your spouse to remind you

You may also wish to keep an extra dose of Qsymia in your purse or glove compartment, in case there is a day that you forget your medicine.

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Do not take Qsymia if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or become pregnant during Qsymia treatment; have glaucoma; have thyroid problems (hyperthyroidism); are taking certain medicines called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or have taken MAOIs in the past 14 days; are allergic to topiramate, sympathomimetic amines such as phentermine, or any of the ingredients in Qsymia. See the end of the Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients in Qsymia.