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Is Qsymia safe for children?

Experts do not recommend that children under 18 years of age take the prescription weight-loss medication Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate). One of Qsymia's active ingredients, topiramate, can cause serious adverse effects in children. Your child's doctor will be able to help determine what weight-loss treatment is best for him or her.

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