Is Contrave Your Weight Loss Answer

Every year, tens of millions of people try to lose weight. One of the most popular weight loss methods is to use diet pills. However, not all diet pills are the same. Therefore, it is important for you to understand which effect weight loss pills are available. Among the most popular weight loss pills is Contrave. Contrave is an FDA approved, prescription-only weight loss pill that works by addressing two areas of your brain associated with hunger and cravings. In this in-depth look, you will read who is a good candidate for Contrave, the side effects, potential weight loss results, and how to get the most out of taking Contrave.

1. Who Are Good Candidates For Contrave?

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Contrave is ideal for you if you have been dieting and exercising and have not been getting the results that you have desired. In addition, you should be either overweight – with a body mass index (BMI) over 27 – or obese – with a BMI over 30. You should also have at least one of the following health conditions.

  • High blood pressure
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High cholesterol

You should avoid Contrave if you have one of the following conditions:

  • If you have a seizure disorder.
  • If you are pregnant or you are trying to get pregnant.
  • If you have uncontrolled hypertension.
  • If you have an eating disorder including anorexia or bulimia.
  • If you are under the age of 18.

2. Side Effects

Woman talking to female doctor holding a pill bottleLike many prescription medications, taking Contrave does come with some side effects. Common side effects of taking Contrave can include:

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia
  • Dry mouth
  • Diarrhea

In addition to the above common side effects, you can experience serious side effects of taking Contrave. If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking Contrave right away and seek help from a medical professional.

  • Suicidal thoughts and actions.
  • Seizures.
  • An increase in blood pressure or an increase in your heart rate.
  • Liver damage or hepatitis.
  • Manic episodes.
  • Visual problems.

3. Results of Taking Contrave

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Taking Contrave has been associated with accelerated weight loss in a number of patients. In three studies, patients who used Contrave for a full year experienced 2 times to 4 times more weight loss than diet and exercise alone. These three studies included 2,322 participants who were either overweight (with a BMW over 27) or obese (with a BMI over 30). In one study, patients who took Contrave and participated in an intense diet and exercise program experienced an average weight loss of 27 pounds. Overall, Contrave has shown to be an effective weight-loss aid when taken along with a diet and exercise regimen.

4. How to Get The Most Our of Using Contrave

To get the most out of using Contrave, it is important that you take the pills as recommended. The following is the recommended dosage of Contrave:

  • Week 1- One pill during the AM
  • Week 2 – One pill during the AM. One pill during the PM.
  • Week 3 – Two pills during the AM. One pill during the PM.
  • Week 4 and Beyond – Two pills during the AM. Two pills during the PM.

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Note that “During the AM” means consuming the pill with your breakfast while taking the pill “During the PM” means consuming Contrave right before your dinner.

During your first week of taking Contrave, you may experience nausea. Drinking plenty of water while taking the pill will help suppress the feeling of nausea. If nausea persists, then it is recommended that you also consume some dry toast with the pill. You should also avoid consuming high-fat meals and alcohol right before taking Contrave.


Contrave is the number one prescription weight loss brand that works by suppressing your cravings for excessive eating. You are an ideal candidate for Contrave if you are overweight or obese and are having trouble losing weight. Along with a diet and exercise program, Contrave can help you lose 2 to 4 times more weight than diet and exercise alone.

Contact Modern Body Clinic today if you have questions about taking Contrave or would like help reaching your weight loss goal.