What is Naltrexone-Bupropion?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Contrave

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Naltrexone-bupropion is a combination product intended for use in adults with a weight-related medical problem to help them lose weight.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Weight loss 9 5
Fibromyalgia 2 0
Asthma 1 1
Major depressive disorder 1 1
Obesity 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 3
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Naltrexone-Bupropion

Side effect Patients
Constipation 2
Abdominal cramps 1
Abdominal pain 1
Excessive sweating 1
Lightheadedness 1
Nausea 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Naltrexone-Bupropion

Dosage Patients
90-8 mg daily 1
90-8 mg three times daily 1
2 x 90-8 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Naltrexone-Bupropion

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Expense 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Naltrexone-Bupropion

Duration

Currently taking Naltrexone-Bupropion

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Naltrexone-Bupropion

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 4
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Naltrexone-Bupropion after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) 1

Patients stopped taking Naltrexone-Bupropion and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Naltrexone-Bupropion.