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Contrave

bupropion-naltrexone
Bupropion is an antidepressant medicine that can also decrease appetite. Naltrexone is usually given to block the effects of narcotics or alcohol in people with addiction problems. Naltrexone may also curb hunger and food cravings. Bupropion and naltrexone is a combination medicine used to help manage weight in obese or overweight adults with weight-related medical problems. Bupropion and naltrexone will not treat any weight-related medical condition, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or high cholesterol. Bupropion and naltrexone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
bupropion-naltrexone
DRUG TYPE
anorexiants

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have uncontrolled high blood pressure, seizures, an eating disorder, opioid addiction, if you are pregnant, if you take narcotic medicine or other forms of bupropion, or if you have suddenly stopped using alcohol, seizure medication, or a sedative.

Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using. Many drugs can interact with bupropion and naltrexone, and some drugs should not be used together.

Some young people have thoughts about suicide when first taking bupropion. Stay alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor.

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Contrave tablet, extended release 90 mg-8 mg

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