Qnexa Struggles for FDA Approval

Qnexa another diet pill that features Phentermine as one of its key ingredients is still struggling to get approval by the FDA. The ingredients in Qnexa are Phentermine and Topiramate which is an ant-epilepsy drug, in this stage of testing there are three separate dosages

  • • Full strength formula: 15 mg of Phentermine IR and 92 mg of Topiramate CR
  • • Mid strength formula: 7.5 mg Phentermine IR and 46 mg Topiramate CR
  • • Low strength formula: 3.75 mg Phentermine IR and 23 mg Topiramate CR

Side effects reported through a variety of testing have generally been deemed acceptable. These include

  • • Nausea
  • • Headaches
  • • Dry mouth
  • • Insomnia,
  • • Tingling
  • • Altered taste
  • • Constipation
  • • Diarrhea
  • • Fatigue
  • • Respiratory infection.

There are also concerns by the FDA that Topiramate may cause cleft palates if taken by pregnant women. Again this would be a prescription diet pill and would only be available to people who are obese and are under a doctors supervision.

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