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Exclusive $98 Flat Pricing Across All Doses*

Frequently Asked Questions

About Qsymia Advantage

What are the eligibility requirements for Qsymia Advantage?

You must be 18 or older to participate in the Qsymia Advantage Home Delivery Pharmacy Program and receive the requested product. You must have a valid email address. You must have a prescription for Qsymia submitted to MedVantx by your Healthcare Provider. You must have a valid physical mailing address in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Qsymia Advantage Home Delivery Pharmacy Program requires a valid method of payment, credit or debit card, at time of product shipment. Checks or cash are not acceptable means of payment.

The Qsymia Advantage Home Delivery Pharmacy Program is a cash-only program and does not process insurance claims. Patients MAY NOT SUBMIT any purchase made through the Home Delivery Pharmacy program for reimbursement to any state or federal government healthcare program, and it cannot be applied towards my true out-of-pocket expenses.

Why can’t I claim Qsymia Advantage purchases or expenses via insurance?

The Qsymia Advantage Home Delivery Pharmacy Program is a cash-only program and does not process insurance claims. Patients MAY NOT SUBMIT any purchase made through the Home Delivery Pharmacy program for reimbursement to any state or federal government healthcare program, and it cannot be applied towards my true out-of-pocket expenses.

How do the the 6-Week New Patient and Titration packs work?

6-Week New Patient Pack
If you are a new patient, your doctor may have selected the 6-week New Patient Pack (a combination of the 14-day starter dose plus a 30-day prescription of Qsymia). The 6-week New Patient Pack gives you a 44-day supply of Qsymia but you pay only $98 for the 30-day prescription.*

6-Week Titration Pack
For continuing patients, your doctor may have prescribed a 30-day supply of Qsymia with a specified number of refills. They may have selected a 6-week Titration Pack (a combination of the 14-day titration dose plus a 30-day prescription of the highest dose Qsymia). The 6-week Titration Pack gives you a 44-day supply of Qsymia but you pay only $98 for the 30-day prescription.*

Regardless of which pack you order it is important that you only take one Qsymia pill, once per day.

How do I manage my profile and personal health information authorization?

VIVUS respects your privacy and personal health information. As part of program registration, users are required to review and provide an electronic signature — authorizing MedVantx to share their personal health information with VIVUS. Upon registering, a copy of this Health Information Release will be emailed to you to keep for your records. Please email [email protected] if you wish to amend or revoke this authorization. Amending or revoking this authorization will unenroll you from the Qsymia Advantage program.

How do I take advantage of the exclusive $98 pricing for all doses* of Qsymia?

The exclusive flat-dose pricing of $98 is only available to registered users of Qsymia Advantage whose doctors send their Qsymia prescriptions to MedVantx, the certified pharmacy partner for Qsymia.

Do you need a Qsymia prescription sent to MedVantx?

Speak with your doctor about the program. Please ask your doctor to visit Qsymia.com/prescribe to learn more about Qsymia Advantage. There is a step-by-step guide to prescribing Qsymia for the Home Delivery Pharmacy program.

Ordering Qsymia via the Home Delivery Pharmacy is online only — the program does not support placing orders via phone.

Qsymia Advantage Support and Help

Home Delivery Pharmacy

I have questions about an order or my Home Delivery Pharmacy account.

MedVantx has extensive FAQs to support you through though the entire ordering process and the home delivery pharmacy.

It is easy access these materials as well as all your prescription, order and pharmacy account information. Simply log into your Qsymia Advantage account and click on the Home Delivery Pharmacy link. This will take you to your secure, My Pharmacy Dashboard page. From there you can access your account and orders, as well as pharmacy frequently asked questions and support resources.

*HOME DELIVERY PHARMACY

Additional shipping and handling costs will apply. $98 pricing includes 6-week New Patient Packs, 6-week Titration Packs and all 30-day prescriptions. This is a cash only program — insurance claims will not be processed.

HOME DELIVERY PHARMACY ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

You must be 18 or older to participate in the Qsymia Advantage Home Delivery Pharmacy Program and receive the requested product.

You must have a valid email address.

The Qsymia Advantage Home Delivery Pharmacy Program is a cash-only program and does not process insurance claims. Patients MAY NOT SUBMIT any purchase made through the Home Delivery Pharmacy program for reimbursement to any state or federal government healthcare program, and it cannot be applied towards my true out-of-pocket expenses.

You must have a prescription for Qsymia submitted to MedVantx by your Healthcare Provider.

You must have a valid physical mailing address in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The Qsymia Advantage Home Delivery Pharmacy Program requires a valid method of payment, credit or debit card, at time of product shipment. Checks or cash are not acceptable means of payment.

Indication

Qsymia should be used together with a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adults with an initial body mass index (BMI) of:

  • 30 kg/m2 or greater (obese) or
  • 27 kg/m2 or greater (overweight) in the presence of at least one weight-related medical condition such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol

LIMITATIONS OF USE:

  • It is not known if Qsymia changes your risk of heart problems or stroke or of death due to heart problems or stroke
  • It is not known if Qsymia is safe and effective when taken with other prescription, over-the-counter, or herbal weight loss products
  • It is not known if Qsymia is safe and effective in children under 18 years old

Important Safety Information

Do not take Qsymia if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or become pregnant during Qsymia treatment; have glaucoma; have thyroid problems (hyperthyroidism); are taking certain medicines called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or have taken MAOIs in the past 14 days; are allergic to topiramate, sympathomimetic amines such as phentermine, or any of the ingredients in Qsymia. See the end of the Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients in Qsymia.

QSYMIA CAN CAUSE SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS, INCLUDING:

Birth defects (cleft lip/cleft palate). If you take Qsymia during pregnancy, your baby has a higher risk for birth defects called cleft lip and cleft palate. These defects can begin early in pregnancy, even before you know you are pregnant. Women who are pregnant must not take Qsymia. Women who can become pregnant should have a negative pregnancy test before taking Qsymia and every month while taking Qsymia and use effective birth control (contraception) consistently while taking Qsymia. Talk to your healthcare provider about how to prevent pregnancy. If you become pregnant while taking Qsymia, stop taking Qsymia immediately, and tell your healthcare provider right away. Healthcare providers and patients should report all cases of pregnancy to FDA MedWatch at 1‑800‑FDA‑1088, and the Qsymia Pregnancy Surveillance Program at 1‑888‑998‑4887.

Increases in heart rate. Qsymia can increase your heart rate at rest. Your healthcare provider should check your heart rate while you take Qsymia. Tell your healthcare provider if you experience, while at rest, a racing or pounding feeling in your chest lasting several minutes when taking Qsymia.

Suicidal thoughts or actions. Topiramate, an ingredient in Qsymia, may cause you to have suicidal thoughts or actions. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms, especially if they are new, worse, or worry you: thoughts about suicide or dying; attempts to commit suicide; new or worse depression; new or worse anxiety; feeling agitated or restless; panic attacks; trouble sleeping (insomnia); new or worse irritability; acting aggressive, being angry, or violent; acting on dangerous impulses; an extreme increase in activity or talking (mania); other unusual changes in behavior or mood.

Serious eye problems, which include any sudden decrease in vision, with or without eye pain and redness or a blockage of fluid in the eye causing increased pressure in the eye (secondary angle closure glaucoma). These problems can lead to permanent vision loss if not treated. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have any new eye symptoms.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF QSYMIA

Mood changes and trouble sleeping. Qsymia may cause depression or mood problems, and trouble sleeping. Tell your healthcare provider if symptoms occur.

Concentration, memory, and speech difficulties. Qsymia may affect how you think and cause confusion, problems with concentration, attention, memory or speech. Tell your healthcare provider if symptoms occur.

Increases of acid in bloodstream (metabolic acidosis). If left untreated, metabolic acidosis can cause brittle or soft bones (osteoporosis, osteomalacia, osteopenia), kidney stones, can slow the rate of growth in children, and may possibly harm your baby if you are pregnant. Metabolic acidosis can happen with or without symptoms. Sometimes people with metabolic acidosis will: feel tired, not feel hungry (loss of appetite), feel changes in heartbeat, or have trouble thinking clearly. Your healthcare provider should do a blood test to measure the level of acid in your blood before and during your treatment with Qsymia.

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus who also take medicines used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. Weight loss can cause low blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus who also take medicines used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus (such as insulin or sulfonylureas). You should check your blood sugar before you start taking Qsymia and while you take Qsymia.

High blood pressure medicines. If you are taking medicines for your blood pressure, your doctor may need to adjust these medicines while taking Qsymia. Central Nervous System (CNS) side effects. The use of prescription sleep aids, anxiety medicines, or drinking alcohol with Qsymia may cause an increase in CNS symptoms such as dizziness and light-headedness. Do not drink alcohol with Qsymia.

Possible seizures if you stop taking Qsymia too fast. Seizures may happen in people who may or may not have had seizures in the past if you stop Qsymia too fast. Your healthcare provider will tell you how to stop taking Qsymia slowly.

Kidney stones. Drink plenty of fluids when taking Qsymia to help decrease your chances of getting kidney stones. If you get severe side or back pain, and/or blood in your urine, call your healthcare provider.

Decreased sweating and increased body temperature (fever). People should be watched for signs of decreased sweating and fever, especially in hot temperatures. Some people may need to be hospitalized for this condition.

COMMON SIDE EFFECTS OF QSYMIA

Numbness or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or face (paraesthesia); dizziness; changes in the way foods taste or loss of taste (dysgeusia); trouble sleeping (insomnia); constipation; and dry mouth.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away. These are not all of the possible side effects of Qsymia. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to VIVUS, Inc. at 1‑888‑998‑4887 or FDA at 1‑800‑FDA‑1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.

Please read the Qsymia Medication Guide and Full Prescribing Information.

The Q and Me® Patient Support Program is based on the LEARN® Program provided under copyright license (September 15, 2010). All rights reserved.

Important Safety Information

Do not take Qsymia if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or become pregnant during Qsymia treatment; have glaucoma; have thyroid problems (hyperthyroidism); are taking certain medicines called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or have taken MAOIs in the past 14 days; are allergic to topiramate, sympathomimetic amines such as phentermine, or any of the ingredients in Qsymia. See the end of the Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients in Qsymia.

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