I started Contrave in April and have lost 50 lbs. Starting in July, the weight loss became a major struggle again, no impulse control, cravings. Have I built up a tolerance to the drug? Is there anyway to get jump started again?
I haven't had this issue. I have heard some folks that will back down on the dosage - taking 2 in the am and 1 in the pm for a week, then 1 in the am and 1 in the pm for a week and then increasing it back up - 2 in am and 1 in pm and then 2/2 again. Some folks seem to think that helps. You may want to check with your doctor.
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- Side Effects of Contrave (detailed)
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