BELVIQ is available in 2 different doses. BELVIQ 10 mg is a blue tablet taken twice daily. BELVIQ XR 20 mg is an orange tablet taken once daily. BELVIQ/ BELVIQ XR can be taken with or without food.
Tablets are not actual size.
When combined with diet and exercise, BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR may help you achieve your weight-loss goals.
Here are some things to remember when adding BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR to your routine:
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Taking your medication regularly is an important part of supporting your weight-loss goals. If you’re taking BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR, below are some tips that may help you stay on track and get the most out of your treatment.
Remember, you can ask your doctor or pharmacist for suggestions on making BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR part of your everyday routine.
Taking your medication at the same time each day can help you remember. You may find it helpful to set daily alerts on your phone.
If you keep forgetting to take your medication, try leaving it in a place where you'll notice it. If you take your medication with food, keep your pill bottle in the kitchen. Or if you take it when you wake up, put it on your bedroom nightstand. Like all medications, be sure to keep BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR out of the reach of children.
Consider putting your daily dose of BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR in a portable pill case or small container and throw it in your bag. That way, you'll always have it with you in case you forget to take it.
When you first start taking BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR try keeping track of each dose you take. You can track your doses in a journal or on your phone. If you ever miss a dose, you should wait until your next scheduled dose, then resume your normal schedule. Never take more than 1 pill at a time.
Please consult your doctor about how to take your medications.
BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR is an FDA-approved prescription weight-loss medication that, when used with diet and exercise, can help some adults (body mass index [BMI] ≥27 kg/m2) living with extra weight, with a weight-related medical problem, or adults living with obesity (BMI ≥30 kg/m2), lose weight and keep it off. It is not known if BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR when taken with other prescription, over-the-counter, or herbal weight-loss products is safe and effective. It is not known if BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR changes your risk of heart problems, stroke, or death due to heart problems or stroke.
BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR is a federally controlled substance (CIV) because it may be abused or lead to drug dependence.
For more information about BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR talk to your Healthcare Provider and see the full Product Information.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.