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Qsymia Side Effects & Adverse Reactions (List)

Qsymia is a weight loss drug engineered by the California-based pharmaceutical company Vivus Inc.  It was initially approved by the FDA in 2012 for weight reduction among adults with BMIs (body mass indexes) exceeding 30 kg/m² as an adjunct to interventions such as caloric restriction, dietary modification, and regular exercise.  Qsymia is also approved for …

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Topamax (Topiramate) For Migraines: An Effective Prophylactic?

Topamax (Topiramate) is an anticonvulsant agent discovered in 1979 by Bruce Maryanoff and Joseph Gardocki while working for McNeil Pharmaceutical (a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson).  When compared to other anticonvulsant agents, Topamax is regarded as unique in that it is pharmacologically classified as a sulfamate-substituted monosaccharide derivative, indicating that its chemical structure is similar …

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