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Phentermine and Topiramate

Are There Side Effects?

As with any medicine, phentermine and topiramate can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
 
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Some of the most common side effects of phentermine and topiramate include but are not limited to:
 
  • Unusual sensations, such as tingling, numbness, or pricking
  • Dizziness
  • Changes in how things taste
  • Insomnia
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth.
 
(Click Phentermine and Topiramate Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
   
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
   
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Phentermine and Topiramate to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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