I am on day 4 of the starter dose and I am hungry! Maybe even more so than usual... I suppose it could be somewhat mental because I am anxious that the medicine won't work. Is this totally uncommon? Do I just need more time for the meds to get into my system or does it just not work for some people until they get on the full dose?
I'm sure everyone has a different experience. For me, I feel like it started to work right away. The first couple days, I hardly ate anything. Of course part of it could have been in my head too! I was so determined to make it work. Now I'm 3 months in and down 18lbs. I have been stuck here for a little while so I plan to ask the doctor for the next higher dose at my next appt.
Good luck! I hope it kicks in for you! Make sure you're drinking lots of water, that helps!
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