Contrave is one of the new weight loss medications approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration since 2011.
Highlights of Contrave for weight loss in NYC
- As a non-addictive, non-controlled, weight loss prescription, Contrave has significant benefits although the effectiveness of this medication is somewhat in the mid-range in terms of weight loss results.
- Compared to one of the most effective weight loss medication combination of Phentermine and Topiramate, Contrave results are a little bit less than Phentermine and Topiramate but comparable to Belviq and Saxenda
- Contrave is the brand name for a new prescription, non-controlled weight loss medication that has two active ingredients – Bupropion / Naltrexone.
- Contrave is available in the United States and some other countries for treatment of obesity in adults.
Adults who are obese with a Body Mass Index of 30 or over
How does Bupropion / Naltrexone (Contrave) work for weight loss?
A mix of two medications: naltrexone, and bupropion,
Naltrexone is normally used to treat alcohol and drug dependence
Bupropion is used to treat depression or help people quit smoking.
The combination of the two was found to help with weight loss.
What are the common side effects of Bupropion / Naltrexone (Contrave)?
- dry mouth
- increased blood pressure
- increased heart rate
- liver damage
Cost of Contrave
Although the regular cost is about $275-300 per month, there are manufacturer sponsored coupons that bring the cost down to as low as $99.99 to $114.99 per month.
Coupons for Contrave
A coupon for Contrave can be obtained at most W8MD weight loss centers after consultation with our weight loss physician
Doctors that prescribe Contrave in New York City
Contact W8MD at 718 946 5500 if you want to consult with our weight loss physician in NYC that can offer prescriptions for Contrave when appropriate.
How can W8MD’s insurance physician weight loss program help?
If you are overweight or obese adult in or around New York City, looking for a well trained, and experienced weight loss physician that can not only discuss whether Contrave is the right choice for you but also prescribe it for you if it is. Call us today at 718 946 5500 to learn more.