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Belviq Rating Summary

8.0/10 Average Rating

488 Ratings with 477 User Reviews

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"This drug is amazing. Lost 2lbs first week. No cravings. I have to remind myself to eat. I do have a lot of dizziness."

   
10

Igirl2013 February 19, 2017

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"After being recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism, I began to take Belviq. After about two weeks I started seeing results. I have now been on the medication for four months and have lost 40 pounds. The only side Effect I have experienced is dry mouth."

   
10

Mamasunburn February 16, 2017

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"My starting weight was 252. Started taking Belviq first month was maybe 7 lb loss then the lbs starting dropping. To date I weight 210 my goal is 180. I also cut out all white food, no fast food, soda or candy. I also do 3 days at the gym. Went from a 52 mens suit to a 44 regular men's . The first week I did have a headache and dizzy."

   
10

S.R. (taken for 6 months to 1 year) February 16, 2017

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"I have struggled with my weight for as long as I can remember ( I am 35 ) . I have taken every weight loss pill you can think of !! My starting weight today Feb 15 2017 is 194 and I'm 4'11 ! Today is my first day on Belviq , I take 1 pill twice a day . Side effects : chills , metal taste on my tongue and a slight headache . When I ate lunch today I could only eat half of my food , and I'm not starving when I get off work like usual . I must also mention that I am pms'ing , and usually I'm eating every thing pasta and fried related , but I'm not craving it . From reading the reviews I was worried about not having energy to workout , but I had the energy ! What I have also done is I have starting B12 injections. I will report my weight soon !"

   
7.0

AFace February 16, 2017

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"I started taking Belviq 7 days ago and I am 7 pounds lighter today. Far as side affects I had just a tiny bit of light head & I think that was only because I read some of the reviews & that's what some people were saying they had & it was stuck in my mind it was going to happen. Other than that I've been absolutely fine & I'm looking forward to more weight loss"

   
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Kechi (taken for less than 1 month) February 15, 2017

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"I need help, I have taken Belviq for 2 weeks now and NO weight loss, not an ounce and possible gained a pound, Any one else experience this, I realize I am inpatient but was looking forward to quicker results. Thank you"

   
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J>G February 10, 2017

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"I've been on this just for a week now. The first five days all I wanted to do was eat and I actually gained 1 pound. But the last two days my appetite has decreased and when I do eat I get full very fast so hopefully it stays like this. I'm not on any diet or exercise program which would probably help but if I go down to a 1500 calorie a day diet I wouldn't even need a pill. I'll keep checking back in that to share my experience."

   
6.0

Maw928 (taken for less than 1 month) February 8, 2017

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"I started Belviq XR yesterday. Took my first pill at 9am. I realized at noon that I hadn't had my normal daily healthy snack, and that I wasn't hungry for lunch. I did eat lunch at 1:30, but only a few bites and I lost all interest. I felt a little dizzy later in the afternoon, so I had some carrots, and had to force my dinner down later and ate 3/4 of it. Never did I feel hungry all day. I can see, with this pill, you have to force yourself to eat. I had absolutely NO cravings yesterday for anything. I did get cold later in the afternoon, which I'm NEVER cold. And, my skin got tingly.. like I put icy/hot on it. Other than that, and a little lightheadedness, I had no other side effects. Will update again at the 1 week mark."

   
9.0

girlyq_00 (taken for less than 1 month) February 8, 2017

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"I have been on this for two and a half weeks and I started off at 181.00 lb and today I'm 169.8 lb so far I'm happy with it."

   
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Kateeeeee (taken for less than 1 month) January 30, 2017

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"I started this med before a weight loss program. My problem was emotional eating. I've been taking it for a month. I feel great. I find the nervous eating has stopped. My appetite has dropped tremendously. Only side effect I am thirsty all the time which is okay anyway, I drink lots more water. From reading all the remarks about this drug, its probably isn't for every one, but so are some other drugs. I can't take antibiotics. I highly recommend this drug for weight loss. I've lost 8 lbs."

   
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ArleneO January 26, 2017

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"I started taking Belviq 2 and a half weeks ago, and I have already lost 17 pounds! I know that sounds like an unhealthy amount in such a short time, but I am sure to eat between 1200-1400 calories a day -I have just eliminated all processed foods and try to eat as much protein as possible. I have always enjoyed lifting weights and going to the gym, so I continue to do that 5 days a week. Now, my appetite is under control with Belviq so I don't eat back all the calories I burned with exercise. As far as side effects, I did have a headache for the first two days. It makes my body feel tired, but not like a sleepy tired. I'm hoping that goes away soon, but it's not debilitating to the point I can't accomplish daily tasks."

   
9.0

anonymous2428 January 24, 2017

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"Okay so it has now been 8 days and I have lost 10 pounds. I have been making much better choices with my meal plans so this medication has worked better for me than phentermine. On 1/16/17 I weighed in at 181.00 and 1/24/17 @ 171.00. In the past 2-3 days I have experienced minor headaches and so ibuprofen 800mg took them away. Don't forget to eat about an hour before you do a cardio or weight workout. Yesterday, I ate only one full meal of steak and rice at 12:30PM and drank a few protein drinks (premier protein). After working out I tanned for 6 min then I went to the steam room for 15 min and 5 min in the sauna. After that I felt so nauseous that anything I could think of to eat made me want to throw up but this medicine really works.."

   
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Kateeeeee January 24, 2017

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"I started Belviq this morning at 7:15 am. I am extremely cold. I am not too concerned about it right now. So far so good. I am hoping I have no more side effects. It's really too early to tell."

T.C (taken for less than 1 month) January 24, 2017

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"I have been taking Belviq since July 19th (almost 6 months) and this pill has changed my life. I have lost 54 pounds and I plan on taking it the rest of my life to control my hunger. The lose it app is awesome also!!"

   
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Mamamamamamama (taken for 1 to 6 months) January 14, 2017

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"I do not recommend this medication to anyone. A couple of days after my first dose, I came down with severe symptoms - nausea, vomiting, and chest palpitations. Made a visit to the local ER. After multiple test, I was diagnosed with a virus. Since it was during the Christmas holidays, I associated it with "holiday foods". Has taken a few weeks to get back to 100%. So, on Monday, I took my second dose of Belviq and on Tuesday the same symptoms occurred! And....today is Friday! Stay away!"

   
1.0

Not A Virus January 13, 2017

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"Have been taking for a few months now and have not lost ANY weight! Going to quit taking it. Waste of money."

   
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Ashhhhhhh January 12, 2017

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"Took this for 2 weeks and gained 2-3 pounds. I had been told to stay on it for a few months to detetmine its effectiveness. I discontinued it because of severe bladder spasms. Pain disappeared slowly over the next day."

   
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Cork.yt (taken for less than 1 month) January 6, 2017

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"I have been on Belviq for about 1.5 years - I initially started taking it to lose weight before my wedding last year. From the time I began taking Belviq (August 2015), I started feeling results - although slow - within about a month. I had several fittings and such before the big day and the seamstress had to keep taking my dress in. I had lost about 20 lbs in ~4 months! I was amazed! So here we are two months after my wedding anniversary, and I am currently down ~75lbs. I started at about 245 - and the last time I weighed myself I was at 170. I have gone from a size 18/20 to a size 12. I would still like to lose another ~20 lbs, and I have no doubt I'll get there with Belviq."

   
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MissyLW (taken for 1 to 2 years) January 4, 2017

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"I just started Belviq 4 days ago. Other than chills in the evening (which I don't mind since I live in hot muggy Florida). I get headaches that last for a very short time and go away. Dry mouth is constant but drinking lots of water takes care of that. It is too early to know if weight loss will occur or when but I do notice I forget to eat. That is always a plus. Good luck to everyone and to myself. I am excited to see what the future holds."

Joee December 18, 2016

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"The first few days I had crushing migraines and dizziness. I began getting headaches around week 6 again but, didn't associate it with the meds because 5 weeks passed with no side effects. Then my left eye began to droop and blur my vision. I thought it was due to botox. The eye drooped to almost closed, then my cheek fell and a few days later I had trouble speaking. Rushed to the ER and got an MRI, CT etc to rule out a stroke. ZERO findings. They said Botox was the cause. My symptoms have come and gone, which would not be botox reaction. Today, my vision is blurred to the point that I cant drive and eye barely open. I just figured out that the eye opens when I miss a dose!!! NOT WORTH IT. My hospital bill is going to be HUGE"

   
1.0

JVG22 (taken for 1 to 6 months) December 8, 2016

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"Used this for a month and did not lose any weight. I read some reviews and did not go through any of the symptoms I saw. I gave it 2 stars because aI did notice it suppressed my appetite a little. I refilled and gave it another shot but the next month was more of the same. Went off it a few days, maybe a week, and this morning I took one......... Holy crap I feel like an ice cube. Never been this cold in my life and also been in the bathroom all day with #2 imitating a faucet. I can honestly say, soon as I get out this bed, rest of them are going in the trash. Worst $190 (2 months with discount card) I have ever spent on a weightloss gimmick. Now back to the meal plan and lots of exercise."

   
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Dejavu-Houston December 5, 2016

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"I can't really rate this drug yet only because its my 2nd day. But i will say i was scared to even take this after all the side effects i read on this page. Day one i had no side effects maybe tired but i also have a teething 9 month old so that could be it too. I will post more at a later time."

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) November 28, 2016

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"I have been taking Belviq for 3 weeks and have lost 3 lbs so far. No headaches but I get the chills and my body is very achy, I feel like I have the flu. I crave everything! I don't think I've eaten this much in years! I am also very tired, I want to take a nap all day! I will finish the bottle but for $83, I need to see more results."

   
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Nimema November 15, 2016

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"I have chills and a terrible headache. Feel nauseated and I only took one pill. First day and I am hating side effects. I also have rapid heart . I will give it two more days. I am not going to deal with bad side effects for any longer than that."

   
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BecaO October 29, 2016

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"I was super excited to begin this drug in order to help me lose some weight. After one dose, I had a horrible headache and a jolt that went through my brain so violent, it woke me from my sleep. It scared the living "L" out of me. Thanks, but no thanks."

   
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little bunny foo foo October 25, 2016

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