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Available by prescription only, Qsymia is used in combination with exercise and a reduced-calorie diet to help people lose weight. It is approved for use in people who are obese or those who are overweight and have a weight-related health problem. The medication comes as a capsule that is usually taken once daily in the morning. Side effects are possible and may include dizziness, insomnia, and constipation.
- 30 kg/m2 or greater (considered obese)
- 27 to 30 kg/m2 (overweight) if they also have at least one weight-related health condition, such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol.