How much is Contrave a month?
CONTRAVE is $99/month with FREE home delivery through the CurAccess Patient Support Program. Our best-in-class savings and support program can help your patients save on their CONTRAVE prescription.
What is the generic name for Contrave?
Generic Name: naltrexone-bupropion This medication is used with a doctor-approved exercise, behavior change, and reduced-calorie diet program to help you lose weight. It is used by certain overweight people, such as those who are obese or have weight-related medical problems.
How much weight can you lose in a week on Contrave?
Modest Benefits. One of the largest clinical trials to date of Contrave shows obese and overweight people who took the drug for up to 56 weeks lost an average of 12 pounds (or about 5 percent of their body weight), compared with an average of 3 pounds (or 1 percent of their body weight) among those who took a placebo.
How much weight can I lose in a month on Contrave?
On average, those who took Contrave for 6 months and combined it with a weight-management program lost 25 pounds, the company says in a statement. Those who were on placebo and the weight-management program averaged a 17-pound loss.
Why can’t I take Contrave with high-fat meals?
In clinical trials, CONTRAVE was administered with meals. However, CONTRAVE should not be taken with a high-fat meal because of a resulting significant increase in bupropion and naltrexone systemic exposure [see Warnings and Precautions (5.3) and Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].
Can I drink coffee while on Contrave?
Patients should be advised to limit excessive caffeine intake during bupropion therapy.
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When did the FDA approve the use of Contrave?
Here’s what they found: The FDA approved Contrave in late 2014 to be used along with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise, in those people who are either obese or who are overweight and have another serious condition, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or type 2 diabetes.
Is the benefit of Contrave worth the risk?
For most people, the limited benefit of Contrave isn’t worth the risk of side effects or unknown heart risks, so our medical advisers recommend skipping it.
Are there any side effects to the Contrave diet?
Possible side effects are many and they include: Nausea, anxiety, and dizziness. Insomnia, abdominal pain, and restlessness. Muscle aches, joint and bone pain, and runny nose. Hallucinations, confusion, and withdrawal symptoms. Serious allergic reactions, swelling, and hives.