Dose of Qsymia: detailed dosage of guidelines and administration information
The patient will not be able to lose weight if he uses the same dose of Qsymia throughout the treatment period of obesity. The anorectic dose should be increased in direct proportion to the duration of anti-obesity therapy.
For anti-obesity therapy, you can use capsules with four different doses of active ingredients:
3.75 mg / 23 mg
7.5 mg / 46 mg
11.25 mg / 69 mg
15 mg / 92 mg
Obese patients with such comorbid diseases as diabetes or high blood pressure undergo two stages of anti-obesity therapy.
Not all patients can follow the recommended dosage schedule of this anorectic. A dose of Qsymia should be selected with caution for patients with renal or hepatic insufficiency.
Qsymia is excreted by the kidneys. Therefore, drug substances are retained in the body that increases risk of toxic effects in patients with impaired renal function.
Many of these problems can be avoided if patients with impaired renal function take no more than one Qsymia 7.5 mg / 46 mg capsule per day.
Patients with renal insufficiency are not the only candidates for whom a dose of Qsymia should be selected with caution. Liver is the main organ in which Qsymia is metabolized.
Therefore, liver diseases are accompanied with:
Elderly patients over 65 years old can follow the same Qsymia dosage schedule as younger patients. There is no convincing reasons to believe that age in itself is a factor that increases the number of Qsymia side effects. The risk of undesired reactions can be related to the number of diseases and the number of drugs used by elderly patients, but not with age as such.
One missed dose of Qsymia does not affect effectiveness of anti-obesity therapy. However, the patient should go back to the regular dosing schedule from the next day of treating obesity. Do not take extra dose of this anorectic to make up the missed one.