i took one at 7:00 a.m. when should i take the next one??? also, how long does it take for it to start working as i still feel hungry. i went to the gym this morning like i do every morning, weigh 213 lbs and am hoping i dont feel so hungry soon but how soon???
4 Jul 2013
You need to follow the doctors instructions ... but generally the dosage for Belviq is 10 mg orally twice daily. Do not exceed recommended dose.
If your doctor has also said 10mg twice a day, and if you took one 10mg pill in the morning then you can take one at 7pm.
In terms of how fast it acts ... please see the link below for reviews, you should find them useful.
15 Jul 2013
I'm glad that you asked this question--I had it too. I'm taking it roughly 12 hours apart, but have been on it for 5 days and still feel hungry (absolutely no change in appetite). Everyone who commented (per the link provided by the other responder) seems to have felt less hunger right away. I may be a non-responder, and this drug may not work for me. I'm going to continue for at least one month and then review with my doctor. I think they want folks to continue for at least 12 weeks, but I am not sure I want to incur the additional cost/risk of side effects if my doc thinks it's likely Belviq will not work for me.
1 Sep 2013
I've been on Belviq for a week now..and have lost 4 lbs. Yay me... problem is ... I'm so achey and fatigued it not even funny! Seriously... I have fibromyalgia and if that wasn't bad enough... this Belviq makes me feel like somebody beats me with a bag of rocks EVERYDAY and I am so danged tired I couldn't beat my way out of a paper bag !! And forget about concentrating on anything! Aren't diet pills supposed to make you have energy?? I don't think I'm going to be able to handle these much longer.
25 Feb 2014
Hi, I have been on Belviq for 4 weeks and only lost 2 pounds. Did you ever figure out times to take Belviq. It doesn't seem to work that great for me. Still hungry alot. I hope it started working for you. Let me know. I wish you could find one place that says when you should take Belviq.
- Belviq Information for Consumers
- Belviq Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Belviq (detailed)
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