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8.0/10 Average Rating

500 Ratings with 492 User Reviews

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"Started 2 months ago and I lost 10 pounds in the first month, the second month I lost 4.6 pounds. I have combined the pill with dieting something small every 2-3 hours and a decent size meal like chicken and rice 2 hours before my workouts. I like belviq and would do it again. I started off at 181.00 and now I'm down to 165.9"

   
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Kaitee March 22, 2017

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"Even with exercise and reducing my calories I could not lose weight. My pcp referred me to an endocrinologist for fatigue and weight gain. My thyroid was checked and found not to be the issue. She started me on Phentermine 15mg daily which did not work, she up'd the dose to 30mg and the weight came off. I started at 178 and the phentermine brought me down to 170. Phentermine only works for around 12 weeks and I noticed I no longer was losing any weight so my doctor started me on Belviq on March 10, 2017. As of today, March 22, 2017 I am down to 163. I do not exercise but my appetite is so depressed that sometimes I have to make myself eat. I have had absolutely no adverse side effects, just a little dry mouth here and there."

   
10

RLG72 (taken for less than 1 month) March 22, 2017

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"Just started but saw girlyq's post and had to mention to have your thyroid checked. Being cold all the time is a hypothyroid issue. I'll update if I lose any weight. 5'6" 295lbs 34 female"

   
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dreamcatcher83 (taken for less than 1 month) March 19, 2017

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"I started my prescription last night. Immediately, I was a bit drowsy, somewhat euphoric. I ate 4 hours later & felt ridiculously overly full without overeating. I know it's not supposed to work for 2+ weeks, but I did have a crazy full feeling for a long time. My insurance covered it, 90 day supply, but with a $150 copay. I printed the savings card from Belviq's website and it covered the $150!! You can use it on top of your insurance, or if you don't have insurance. It covers a portion. And you can use it for 12 months."

   
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SR02780 (taken for less than 1 month) March 18, 2017

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"I started Belviq on February 19th, dry mouth but no other side effects. I am down five pounds in those three weeks. First week absolutely no weight loss and hungry. Second week I noticed a change in appetite. Lost 3 lbs. Third week I am down five. Appetite is controllable most times. It does require some self discipline right now. So far so good."

   
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rmnhd (taken for less than 1 month) March 15, 2017

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"33 yr old Female - 5'2.5" 196 lbs at start. I had previously been 232 lbs in March of 2015 and in March of 2016 I was down to 174 lbs. I have a hormonal imbalance and gained back 20 lbs. in the last year. I have been on this medication for two weeks today. I have previously taken Phentermine 37.5 for 4 months and Belviq does not compare at all. Belviq has done nothing to suppress my appetite; I am actually hungrier than I was prior to taking Belviq. I am also exhausted everyday. I never had appetite issues, but on a low calorie diet I am starving. This was a waste of $265 that I definitely didn't have to spend."

   
1.0

MissyLynn22 March 14, 2017

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"Okay, I just started the medication so don't have anything negative or positive yet. But, just wanted to sign in. I have already, so as my doctor said last week took off 8 pounds. At my weight 8 pounds is not noticeable. But in hopes to using the Belviq product I will see some changes not just in the weight but the body melting down. My weight today is 223 - 5'4 height age 59 in 2 months May 2017. I'm excited to see how this works for my body. I have read the different reviews some positive some or not. But, for the cost of this medication 60 pills two a day for $323.00. I'm hoping that it works and not with all the side affects because my job is standing in front of folks on a daily basic teaching. So, with that "good luck to Ann.""

heavywall March 10, 2017

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"Another update: I have officially been on Belviq XR for 1 month. I am down 10 pounds. I am watching what I eat, and going to the gym 3X per week. (I've been doing the gym for about 2 1/2 weeks now). I felt like the pill isn't lasting as long as it was: I was feeling hungry at night. So my dr has now switched me to the regular Belviq 10mg 2x daily. Took that first pill this morning.. I feel a tad nauseous, like I wish I hadn't eaten breakfast (which was small). The only side affects I experience are: I'm cold all the time, super thirsty, and occasional constipation. All things that I can handle. I have high blood pressure, but my blood pressure has gone down this past month! I see the Dr again in a month & will update then."

girlyq_00 March 9, 2017

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"Wasted $250. I gave it 30 days. Side effects experienced was a slight headache only on first day and that it did not work at ALL! There should be a way to get a refund!!!! If I had the many reviews from so called "non responders" I would not have taken the $250 risk. Rip off!!!!"

   
1.0

Zor (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 8, 2017

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"I have been taking this for 5 days but my side effects are horrible. The drug is working so well I'm trying to push through. First two days I had a really bad headache and was so nauseous it was really bad. The nausea left but then on the 3rd day a severe rash developed. It has been miserable. I'm going to give it another day or two because my appetite is so much less than it's ever been. It's almost shocking. I have to make myself eat. Really hoping the itching goes away."

   
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Attiegirl (taken for less than 1 month) March 8, 2017

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"I have been on belviq XR for about 2 months now. I started at 242lb and now at 228lb, which is great. However, I now have a problem reaching orgasms. This is very frustrating to say the least. Has anyone else experienced this issue?"

   
8.0

Benjamin3 (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 7, 2017

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"I went to the doctor on early February 2017. My blood pressure was through the roof and I was pre-diabetic. After bloodwork he prescribed Lisinopril and Belviq. I started taking Belviq on 2/10/2017 and my starting weight was 194 at 5'2". It is 3/2 and now I am 188. I know it shows it to be slow, however, the slowest part was in the beginning when I guess my body was getting used to the medication. The first week I did not lose any weight. As the day passed I was seeing my weight loss started to forward. Now I am losing 1 lb a day. I am eating sensibly and replacing one or two meals with a Raw Juice full of vegetables like Kale, ginger, green apple, etc. I am also very tired at night which is helping me get a nice restful sleep."

   
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DenisseHigg March 2, 2017

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"I am providing an update: I'm on week 3 now of my pill. In the beginning I was NEVER hungry. Never had a hunger pain, had to remind myself to eat. After about 2 weeks, I noticed that I was having some hunger pains, like the feeling of being full wasn't lasting very long. I've also gained weight. I started weight watchers - so I'm not sure what weight loss is attributed to what. My first 2 weeks (which I wasn't on WW), I had only lost 2 pounds. I'm not going to lie, I am a tad disappointed. After reading some of the reviews, I was hoping to have lost more. I'm not giving up yet though - my Dr said we have 3 months to give it a try. The only side affects I have now are that I'm cold, and I'm constantly thirsty. I'll post again in 2 weeks."

   
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girlyq_00 (taken for less than 1 month) February 28, 2017

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"I took my first dose this morning. I am a healthy 43yrs old but know that getting the weight off as I age will be better for me. I look forward to posting positive results and to have them serve as my accountability. And to read all your posts to serve as support! 185 and counting..... ( down)"

   
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newlife43 February 25, 2017

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"Just starting first pill today at 225lbs."

Hdrider February 24, 2017

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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."

   
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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."

   
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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."

   
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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 !"

   
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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."

   
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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."

   
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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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