what is belviq 10 mg?
belviq 10 mg affects chemical signals in the brain that control appetite. it works by helping you feel full with smaller meals.
it is used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity.
it is sometimes used to treat obesity that may be related to diabetes, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure.
it is a weight loss pills and is provided as blue, film-coated, 10 mg tablets. The tablets are round, biconvex.
it is a serotonin 2C receptor agonist for oral administration used for chronic
weight management. Its chemical name is (R)-8-chloro-1-methyl-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-1H-3-benzazepine
hydrochloride hemihydrate. The empirical formula is C11H15Cl2N·0.5H2O, and the molecular weight of the
hemihydrate form is 241.16 g/mol.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose of the drug is 10 mg administered orally twice daily. Do not exceed recommended
it can be taken with or without food.
Response to therapy should be evaluated by week 12. If a patient has not lost at least 5% of baseline body
weight, discontinue belviq 10 mg, as it is unlikely that the patient will achieve and sustain clinically meaningful
weight loss with continued treatment .
How should I take belviq 10 mg?
Take belviq 10 mg exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
The regular tablet is usually taken 2 times per day. The extended-release tablet is taken only once per day. Follow your doctor’s instructions.
Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Swallow it whole.
You may take it with or without food.
You should lose at least 5% of your starting weight during the first 12 weeks of taking it and eating a low calorie diet. Call your doctor if you do not lose at least 5% of your starting weight after taking the medicine for 12 weeks.
it is only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes diet, exercise, weight control, and possibly testing your blood sugar. Follow your diet, medication, and exercise routines very closely.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Keep track of the amount of medicine used from each new bottle. Lorcaserin is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription.