I was prescribed contrave by my doctor, and have been taking it for about a week. The info booklet my dr gave me had a schedule of when and how to take the pills, but when I picked up the prescription the bottle said two pills twice a day. I didn't see the twice a day part so for the first couple days i took two pills at the same time. Yesterday i noticed the bottle said twice/day so I did two in and two before bed. This a.m I took two in the a.m and am completely nauseous. Did anyone else get a different dosage then what the booklet said?
Call your doctor to verify the correct dosage. I believe the normal dosage is 1 the first week (in the morning), 2 the second week (one in the morning and one in the evening), 3 the 3rd week (two in the morning and one in the evening), full dosage of 4 beginning the fourth week (two in the morning and two in the evening).
- Contrave Information for Consumers
- Contrave Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Contrave (detailed)
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