Don't Combine Weight Loss Agent Contrave With Opioids

Contrave (CON-trave) will compete with Belviq (lorcaserin) and Qsymia (phentermine/topiramate ER) for weight loss.

Contrave contains bupropion to suppress appetite...plus naltrexone to decrease food cravings.

None of these new meds are a "magic bullet"...but they can help some patients adhere to a weight-loss diet.

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