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User Reviews for Belviq XR to treat Obesity

Belviq XR has an average rating of 5.5 out of 10 from a total of 8 ratings for the treatment of Obesity. 38% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 50% reported a negative effect.

Belviq XR Rating Summary

5.5/10 average rating

8 ratings from 11 user reviews.

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Reviews for Belviq XR

Yo-Yo January 22, 2017

“I'm back on my journey. I started belviq Jan 3, 2017 start weight 372.4 I weight in every Monday week 1 down 11.4lb to 361,week 2 354 down 7lb,week 3 weigh in Monday morning will post up date.This comes from the HEART, before I drank so much coke it was shameful and ate how I wanted. I had to change my way of thinking about food. I count calories like a mathematician, the loose it app is my holy grail. I know this is a journey. Thank goodness for the weight that will to come off. Don't give up under any measure.”

10 / 10
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Jen October 25, 2019

“I am a female that stands about 5 feet tall, weighting in at 225 pounds. I have been taking this medication for approximately 2 weeks, combined with trying to eat healthier. Slight headache the first two days, but nothing since then. Does curb my appetite. I have lost about 5 pounds so far. My insurance does cover this medication, so my cost was $50 for a 30 day supply.”

8 / 10
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Disappointed · Taken for less than 1 month August 7, 2018

“I started Belviq XR 20mg morning— Day1 experience dizziness, fatigue, slight headache and racing heart 96 resting / up to 108 with movement. Day2 my symptoms were dizziness and slight headache. Seven days later—I continue to take the medication and the only symptom I have is dizziness. I contacted my dr because this medicine has not suppressed my appetite at all—-so he is planning to switch me to something else.”

3 / 10
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SB · Taken for less than 1 month November 29, 2018

“I started this medication after being on phentermine for 4 months. I'm on day 6 and my experience so far is not so good. I've been really tired every day and sleeping later than usual. I haven't even felt like walking at all. I usually go 2 miles in the morning and another 2 in the afternoon. I have been nauseous the entire time but it's getting worse as I go. As for appetite I have been hungrier than I was on the phentermine. I'm also up 3 pounds that I think came from inactivity for the past week. For me I don't think this medication is the right one.”

1 / 10
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Trying hard to lose · Taken for 6 months to 1 year March 13, 2018

“I started on belviq 10mg morning and night in May of 2017. I switched to XR in September. It was amazing right off the bat helping me lose over 30 pounds. The cravings were gone. Then in the winter it is like it was a placebo. Now I have gained back 12 of those pounds with no end in sight. I am wondering if the two a day dosing worked better than XR”

7 / 10
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DC Chick March 9, 2017

“After my first dose I started having chills. Could not get warm. Extremely tired and achy. Headache, depressed, just wanted to sleep. No desire to do anything but sleep. Very dizzy. Would not recommend driving. Skipped 2nd dose. On the bright side I didn't want to eat, too nauseous.”

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Mindi · Taken for 2 to 5 years August 2, 2020

“I began taking Belviq in Dec 2016 to lose weight. I was 67 years old, 5' 6" tall & weighed 284 pounds! By late July of 2017, I had lost apx 65-70 pounds (my goal weight was 135ĺ, a total loss of 149 pounds!). Then my rheumatologist put me on a steroid medication to reduce the inflammation and pain.. I not only did I gain back all I had lost, I added a few more! I tried talking to him but all he had to say was that I would have to choose between pain and weight loss. I told him I would take the weight loss! I continued to take Belviq XR until it was recalled this year. I had no side effects at all and, at the time of the recall, I had gone from 284 pounds to 169 pounds, a total loss of 115 pounds! I wish I could still buy Belviq XR legally!!!! Approximately 5 years to lose what I did may seem like a long time BUT I didn't gain it overnight & I'm not going to lose it overnight! Also, I had to stop temporarily several times during that time for other health reasons (tests, surgery, etc.).”

10 / 10
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Honeybell · Taken for less than 1 month January 4, 2020

“I started taking Belviq December 11 and stopped on December 22. While on the medication I experienced dry eyes, brain fog, aches, fatigue and after the first week I seemed to not be able to control my bladder. The medication does reduce the appetite, however the side effect of the medication were too harsh for me. $ 245 dollars the remained of the medication will stay in the bottle.”

3 / 10
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Sherrell88 · Taken for less than 1 month May 19, 2017

“I have been on belviq XR for 5 days and lost 7 pounds. No side affects other than dry mouth as of yet. I will update in about a month.”

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Moemoe · Taken for 1 to 2 years March 16, 2019

“Been on it ages and at first lost weight - 60 lbs, but haven't lost any since. I feel it stops working after awhile. Very disappointed. This med is not cheap”

2 / 10
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Sandie · Taken for less than 1 month May 8, 2018

“Day one ...Will update soon.”

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