Qsymia® is for adults with a BMI* of 30 or more and should be used with a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management.

Smart Changes™ Program

Combining positive lifestyle changes with a prescription medication proven to help you lose significant weight

You don't have to try to lose weight on your own

Break the cycle of diet failure. The Smart Changes™ Program is a new, comprehensive plan to help you make the most of your commitment to weight loss.

Combined with changes to diet and exercise, Qsymia is proven to help you reach your weight-loss goals and maintain a healthy weight. The Smart Changes Program is designed to help you be successful and get the most out of your efforts. The Smart Changes Program offers:

Designed to help you make smart changes to achieve lasting success

Achieving meaningful, lasting weight loss can be a physical and behavioral challenge. Getting support in both areas can help improve the chance for lasting success.

“The Smart Changes™ Program is designed to help people get the most out of their efforts. FDA-approved Qsymia is proven to reduce hunger and help you feel full, and The Mayo Clinic Diet's clinically-tested techniques can help people focus on the behavioral changes needed to achieve lasting success.”

Dr. Scott Kahan, M.D., M.P.H. Director of the National Center for Weight and Wellness

The Mayo Clinic Diet Puts you in charge of reshaping your lifestyle

The Mayo Clinic Diet is not a one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss

  • The Mayo Clinic Diet's clinically-tested techniques give you the tools to help you focus on the behavioral changes needed to achieve lasting success.

  • The Mayo Clinic Diet has helped thousands of people across the country lose weight.

What's Included

  • Daily meal planner

  • Portion control guides

  • Weight and habit trackers

  • Food and fitness journal

  • More than 100 delicious recipes

  • Workout options

This limited free-trial offer does not represent an actual or implied endorsement of Qsymia by Mayo Clinic or The Mayo Clinic Diet. Mayo Clinic has authorized VIVUS to distribute The Mayo Clinic Diet. Mayo Clinic does not endorse any non-Mayo products or services.

The Ready, Set, Start process

Your healthcare provider has prescribed Qsymia to help you lose weight. Our Ready, Set, Start process makes it easy to begin the Smart Changes Program.

Your healthcare provider will provide you with 2 prescriptions for Qsymia.

  • Bring your prescription and savings card to your pharmacy to receive a 14-day free trial of Qsymia (restrictions apply)
  • You may also be able to fill your 30-day prescription for the treatment dose at this time. Use your savings card to save up to $65 on your prescription (restrictions apply)
  • Begin your 14-day starter dose of Qsymia. Reducing calories and increasing activity levels are recommended at this time. It’s important to note: you might not experience immediate weight loss using this starter dose
  • Clean out and reorganize your pantry and refrigerator
  • Take note of your eating and physical activity habits and try to be aware of what drives you to eat and what causes you to be inactive
  • Build an activity wardrobe, including shoes that are comfortable and supportive
  • On day 14, if you have already not done so, fill your 30-day prescription at your pharmacy for the treatment dose of Qsymia

After completing the 14-day starter dose, you will begin using the treatment dose prescribed by your healthcare provider.

Activate The Mayo Clinic Diet

To activate the free, limited, 3-month subscription to The Mayo Clinic Diet:

  • Click on the Request an Access Code at the bottom of this page. This will take you to a page that will explain everything you need in order to redeem The Mayo Clinic Diet offer.

    Please note: to confirm your eligibilty and that you are a Qsymia patient, you will need to provide information from your bottle of Qsymia as part of the process to request an access code to The Mayo Clinic Diet. If your pharmacist fills your prescription in a pharmacy bottle, please ask for the manufacturer's bottle. If you are not able to get this information, you can contact Qsymia Medical Information at 1 (888) 998-4887 to sign up.
  • After completing the form and confirming your eligibility, a Mayo Clinic Diet access code will be e-mailed to you
  • Visit The Mayo Clinic Diet site at http://diet.mayoclinic.org/offer with your access code in order to redeem your free, 3-month subscription

Activate the free, limited, 3-month subscription to The Mayo Clinic Diet

After completing the form and confirming your eligibility, a Mayo Clinic Diet access code will be e‑mailed to you.

Request an access code

Patient eligibility

The limited, free, 3-month subscription to The Mayo Clinic Diet is only available to residents of the United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and Guam and is limited to one subscription per person. Qsymia patients must have purchased at least one 30-day prescription of the Treatment Dose prescribed by their healthcare provider.

Our money-saving offer helps you get started on your path to long-term weight loss

Start your first 2 weeks for FREE
Save up to $95 on your first 30-day prescription

Then continue to save each month

Save up to $65 per monthly prescription

Restrictions apply. $95 limit. Pharmacy fees may vary by location.

* BMI (body mass index) measures the amount of fat in the body based on height and weight. BMI is measured in kg/m2.
Or a BMI of 27 or more with one weight-related medical condition.
Scott Kahan, MD, MPH, is a paid spokesperson for VIVUS, Inc.