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I've been taking Contrave for about a week. So far no side effects, but not much change in my appetite either. I was hoping for instant hunger disappearance!! Does it take a while for the effectiveness to kick in? Thanks!
I've been on Contrave since the end of October. Nausea was a side effect at first but then went away. Now the nausea and headaches are back with a vengeance (I vomited yesterday) and I am starting to back off my dosage. Any tips from anyone re: nausea??? I am miserable but really, really want... read more
I've been taking Contrave for 5 weeks, I have neither lost nor gained.. I don't see a difference in?
... my appetite, other than getting nauseous quite often. I exercise 4-5 times a week so I'm not sure the Contrave is working for me. Anyone having similar issues?
I took my first pill this morning and I had a horrible reaction. I got stomach cramping, and diarrhea really bad. I also felt dizzy, and unbalanced. Is this normal? I'm scared to take my dose tomorrow
... I started developing minor constipation. 20% developed this side effect from what I have read. I eat plenty of fiber and drink lots of water. 2-3 days into week four the problem got worse. I've tried OTC medicines, extra fiber supplements, and eating foods that would normally cause... read more
From the very first pill I had taken I have had severe abdominal cramps like you would have if you had an intestional flu. Anyone else had this experience? Does it eventually go away? I am only on day 3 of the first week and I am worried that I may have to stop taking it.
I've been on Contrave for 13 day and went up to three pills a day two days ago. I the past two weeks I've had worse cravings than before and gained 8 pounds. Took Quysmia before and that didn't help- increased depression. Have read some people don't see the effect until three a... read more
Hello all. Just got home from the doctor and super excited about starting contrave but I'm finding it's not $50-60 as the doctor had told me it's almost three times that amount. Anyone finding it close to that price anywhere?
I just started Contrave and am not sure if it's causing CP and anxiety. I really want this to work for me but I feel just like I did on Phentermine. YUCK! Will these side effects wear off? How does the Contrave work to make you lose weight??
Hi, I am on week two of Contrave. I dont have any side effects of nausea or dizziness like I have read. The only thing that I am seeing as of now is having a dry mouth and bad taste all the time. Anyone else having this SE?
I'm starting my second week on Contrave. I'm looking forward to talking to others who are taking it?
... So far the side effects I've had are minimal. I feel tired sometimes and take a nap (twice in one week). The first day I took a morning and evening dose I felt a little loopy. This will be my second day with two pills, I'll see if the loopy feeling happens again. I do notice that I... read more
I noticed one of the infrequent side effects is irregular menstruation which I am currently experiencing. Any others experience this?
I'm on week 4 and well I have not lost anything yet maybe because I was on Saxenda before I switched. But since week 3 I have unpleasant side effects, I feel nervous, drowsy, anxious and dizzy... Please tell me this goes away?
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