How much money does CONTRAVE cost?
You can use the CONTRAVE Coupon Savings Card Program at your local pharmacy. If your insurance covers CONTRAVE, you may pay as low as $20. If you don't have insurance or if your insurance doesn't cover CONTRAVE, you will pay no more than $199.
How long can you stay on CONTRAVE?
Continue using Contrave as long as your doctor recommends it. Some people do not respond to Contrave. Treatment should not be continued for more than 16 weeks if you have not lost more than 5% of your initial body weight. Contrave should be used regularly at the same time each day.
How much weight did you lose on CONTRAVE?
Contrave can help people lose a significant amount of weight, but only when it's taken properly and combined with a healthy diet and exercise. Clinical trial data showed that study participants lost 5% to 15% of their body weight while taking Contrave.
Is CONTRAVE and Wellbutrin the same?
CONTRAVE contains bupropion, the same active ingredient as some other antidepressant medications (including, but not limited to, WELLBUTRIN, WELLBUTRIN SR, WELLBUTRIN XL, and APLENZIN).
How much is a 30 day supply of CONTRAVE?
The cost for Contrave oral tablet, extended release (90 mg-8 mg) is around $260 for a supply of 70 tablets, depending on the pharmacy you visit.
What is the monthly cost of CONTRAVE?
*The price of CONTRAVE is $99 per month with free shipping through the CurAccess Program. If your insurance covers CONTRAVE, it may cost less. CurAccess Program is offered by our partner pharmacies.
How much weight will you lose on CONTRAVE?
How much weight can you lose with Contrave? In studies, over 56 weeks, the average weight loss was about 17 pounds. In these clinical trials, 42% of patients lost 5% or more of their body weight, 21% of patients lost 10% or more, and 10% of patients lost 15% or more.
Can you get CONTRAVE over the counter?
CONTRAVE® is a prescription-only, FDA-approved weight-loss medication that may help adults who are overweight (with a weight-related medical problem) lose weight and keep it off. Use with diet and exercise.
How long does it take to lose weight on Contrave?
You can start to see weight loss as soon as 4 weeks after you start taking Contrave (naltrexone / bupropion). However, the medication can cause serious side effects, such as unusual changes in your behavior, suicidal thoughts and actions, and seizures.
How long before you see results from Contrave?
It can take about 4 weeks to start to see the effects of Contrave (naltrexone / bupropion). To achieve the best results, it's important that you lower the calories in your diet and exercise regularly while taking Contrave (naltrexone / bupropion).
What is the success rate for Contrave?
Also, not everyone who takes Contrave will experience meaningful weight loss: In one trial, about 42 percent of people who took Contrave lost 5 percent or more of their weight compared to 17 percent of those who took a placebo.
Does Contrave speed up metabolism?
How Contrave Works. Contrave stimulates the hunger and reward center of the brain. It raises levels of dopamine to reduce hunger and control cravings. Contrave doesn't affect the metabolism, so it's safe to use in people with heart disease.
How is Contrave different from Wellbutrin?
Although Contrave contains bupropion, which is the ingredient in the antidepressant Wellbutrin and is also used for smoking cessation, Contrave is not indicated for depression or smoking cessation.
How many mg of Wellbutrin is in Contrave?
Dosing recommendations are based on the number of tablets, which contain 8 mg of naltrexone and 90 mg of bupropion. Contrave should initially be prescribed as one tablet taken by mouth in the morning for one week.
What two drugs make up Contrave?
How Contrave (naltrexone / bupropion) works. Contrave (naltrexone / bupropion) is a combination of two medications. Naltrexone is an opioid antagonist, and bupropion is a dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor.