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Analysis: Most patients prescribed Qsymia as intended

May 22, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Adults assigned the weight-loss drug Qsymia are mostly women and white, with a large percentage also taking medications for diabetes and hypertension, according to study findings presented here.

In a prospective, pharmacoepidemiologic database study, researchers analyzed electronic data of patients prescribed Qsymia (phentermine/topiramate extended-release capsules, Vivus), a weight-loss drug intended for patients with a BMI of at least 30 kg/m2, and concluded that the drug is being prescribed as intended.

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