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Contrave Dosage

Generic name: bupropion and naltrexone
Drug class: Anorexiants

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.


Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  ER TAB: 8 mg/90 mg


[2 tabs PO bid]
Start: 1 tab PO qam x1wk, then 1 tab PO bid x1wk, then 2 tabs PO qam and 1 tab PO qpm x1wk; Max: 4 tabs/day; Info: D/C if wt loss <5% after 12wk on max dose; do not cut/crush/chew tab; avoid admin. w/ high fat meal

Renal dosing

mod-severe impairment: max 1 tab bid; ESRD: avoid use
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount, frequency]
hepatic impairment: max 1 tab qam




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