I have been on contrave for a week. I have not been as hungry as usual, the problem I am having is that it is making me extremely tired and emotional, like so tired I can barely function at work and pretty much everyone irritates me. I sleep 8 hours every night. I don't understand why its like this any suggestions?
I think the first thing to consider is that your body is getting used to a foreign medication and may be working harder to tolerate the medication. Maybe just giving yourself some time to adjust. I felt like i was getting more tired than usual too. I'm 39 days in and don't feel it so much any more. My side affect is the dry mouth, and not feeling the craving decrease. I hope this helps and I wish you the best of luck in your journey.
I'm on my fourth week where I take two in the morning and two in the early afternoon. It has caused sleep deprivation so that's is why I've done my second dose in the afternoon instead of evening. I'm very tired, more depressed, more hungry ! Also kind of just feel weird, out of it. I haven't checked for weight loss yet. I'm more anxious for sure. Hope if I give it just a bit more time things will mellow out.
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