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How effective is Qsymia for weight loss?

Dr. Craig B. Primack, MD
General Practitioner

The studies that looked at Qsymia showed 9.8 to 14.7 percent weight loss, depending on the dose and the amount that you are overweight. A 10 percent weight loss is enough to improve many weight-related diseases such as pre-diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and sleep apnea.

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