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Precautions and Warnings With Phentermine and Topiramate

To help minimize your risk of problems with phentermine and topiramate, make sure your healthcare provider knows your medical history and has a current list of your medications. There are many warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting phentermine and topiramate. For example, it's important to be aware of potentially serious eye problems, possible drug interactions, and risks for suicidal thoughts or behaviors.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking phentermine and topiramate (Qsymia®) 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.
 
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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