Contrave

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Contrave

Drug Info for contrave

The combination of naltrexone and bupropion is used along with a reduced calorie diet and exercise plan to help adults who are obese, or who are overweight and have weight-related medical problems, to lose weight and then to keep from gaining back that weight. Naltrexone is in a class of medications called opiate antagonists. Bupropion is in a class of medications called antidepressants. These medications work together on two areas of the brain, the hunger center and the reward system, to reduce appetite and help control cravings.

Contrave is used to together with diet and exercise to gain and maintain a healthy weight. Contrave is a brand name of bupropion/naltrexone. On average Contrave is priced at about $348 for a supply of 120, 90 mg-8 mg tablets, extended-release. Luckily, you can use our OptionRx savings offer to receive a Contrave discount of up to 80% off the retail price at participating pharmacies near you.

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

Swallow the extended-release tablet whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk. However, do not take this medicine with high-fat meals. This may increase your risk of seizures.

This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Ask your pharmacist for a copy if you do not have one.

Missed dose: Skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take an extra dose.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to naltrexone or bupropion, you are pregnant, or you have uncontrolled high blood pressure, seizures, anorexia, or bulimia.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

It is not safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. It could harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant.

Do not breastfeed while you are using this medicine, unless your doctor says it is okay.

Tell your doctor if you have kidney disease, liver disease, diabetes, glaucoma, heart disease, mental problems (including bipolar disorder), or high blood pressure. Tell your doctor if you have a history of head injury, infection, seizures, stroke, eating disorder, or drug or alcohol use.

For some children, teenagers, and young adults, this medicine may increase mental or emotional problems. This may lead to thoughts of suicide and violence. Talk with your doctor right away if you have any thoughts or behavior changes that concern you. Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has a history of bipolar disorder or suicide attempts.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Increased risk of seizuresHigh blood pressure or heart rateSerious skin reactions (including Stevens-Johnson syndrome)Liver problems, including hepatitisChanges in mood or behaviorIncreased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in patients with diabetes

You have a higher risk of accidental poisoning, serious injury, or death if you use heroin or any other opioid medicine while you are being treated with this medicine. Also, naltrexone prevents you from feeling the effects of heroin if you use it.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Your doctor will check your progress and the effects of this medicine at regular visits. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Do not use this medicine and an MAO inhibitor (MAOI) within 14 days of each other. Do not take this medicine if you are using or have used heroin or other opioid drugs (including buprenorphine, codeine, methadone, or other habit-forming painkillers) within the past 7 to 10 days. Do not use naltrexone/bupropion if you are also using Zyban® to quit smoking or Aplenzin® or Wellbutrin® for depression, because they also contain bupropion.

Tell your doctor if you take barbiturates, benzodiazepines, antiseizure medicine, or sedatives, or if you have recently stopped taking them.

Some medicines can affect how naltrexone/bupropion works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Amantadine, amiloride, cimetidine, clopidogrel, digoxin, dopamine, famotidine, levodopa, memantine, metformin, metoprolol, oxaliplatin, pindolol, ranitidine, theophylline, ticlopidine, vareniclineInsulin or diabetes medicineMedicine to treat depression (including SSRIs, TCAs)Medicine to treat mental illness (including haloperidol, risperidone, thioridazine)Medicine to treat heart rhythm problems (including flecainide, procainamide, propafenone)Medicine to treat HIV or AIDS (including efavirenz, lopinavir, ritonavir)Medicine for pain, diarrhea, cough, or coldsSteroid medicine

Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Increased risk of seizureHigh blood pressure or heart rateSerious allergic and skin reactionsLiver problemsIncreased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in patients with diabetes

Do not breastfeed while you are using this medicine, unless your doctor says it is okay.

You have a higher risk of accidental overdose, serious injury, or death if you use heroin or any other narcotic medicine while you are being treated with this medicine. Also, naltrexone prevents you from feeling the effects of heroin if you use it.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Your doctor will check your progress and the effects of this medicine at regular visits. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Seeing or hearing things that are not there, feeling like people are against you
  • Dark urine or pale stools, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellow skin or eyes
  • Thoughts of hurting yourself, worsening depression, severe agitation or confusion
  • Seizures
  • Eye pain, vision changes, seeing halos around lights
  • Sudden increase in energy, racing thoughts, trouble sleeping
  • Muscle or joint pain, fever with rash
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Blistering, peeling, red skin rash
  • Chest pain, trouble breathing, fast, slow, or pounding heartbeat
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache, dizziness
  • Constipation, diarrhea
Frequently Asked Questions

Contrave is an anorexiant tablet used to gain and maintain a healthy weight in obese or overweight adults. This medication is usually combined with diet and exercise.

While there are alternative drugs available on the market used to gain and maintain a healthy weight, there is not a drug similar to Contrave currently available. Consult with your doctor for more information on Contrave and alternative drugs available to determine the best treatment for you.

The average Contrave price without insurance can cost about $238 for a supply of 120, 90 mg-8 mg tablets, extended-release. Prices vary depending on pharmacy location.

Contrave is a brand name of bupropion/naltrexone. You can use our free Contrave discount card to reduce the cost of this drug by up to 80% when you purchase this medication at a participating local pharmacy.

Contrave extended-release tablets are only available in 90 mg-8 mg strength. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

You can save on your Contrave cost by using a free coupon available from the manufacturer’s website. However, our customers typically find that they save more by using our OptionRx savings card instead of the manufacturer coupon.