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Question:

Does phentermine cause me to have more weight loss than Contrave (bupropion/naltrexone)

Answer:

Yes
MedHead Confidence Score: 7
Amount Saved: $256 per month cost of Contrave v. generic phentermine/topiramate post
Med-O-Meter

7

MedHead Message:

Let your doctor know about generic phentermine and topiramate. They seem to work very well in weight loss by focusing on different locations in the brain. And save some big money in the process!

References:

1. Nuffer, W. et. al. A Comparison of New Pharmacological Agents for the Treatment of Obesity. Ann Pharmacother. 2016 May;50(5):376-88. doi: 10.1177/1060028016634351. Epub 2016 Feb 17. 2. Bays, H. Phentermine, topiramate and their combination for the treatment of adiposopathy ('sick fat') and metabolic disease.Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2010 Dec;8(12):1777-801. doi: 10.1586/erc.10.125. Epub 2010 Aug 16. 3. Garvey, T W, et. al. 3. Two-year sustained weight loss and metabolic benefits with controlled-release phentermine/topiramate in obese and overweight adults (SEQUEL): a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 3 extension study 4.www.goodrx.com/contrave 5. www.goodrx.com/phentermine 6. www.goodrx.com/topiramate

 

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