How To Take Contrave (naltrexone/bupropion) For Best Results?

For best results with Contrave® for weight loss, first and foremost remember that medication is one tool but not the only tool for weight loss. Contrave must be used in combination with a low calorie diet, increased physical activity and behavior modification as that is how it was shown to be effective in studies.  Behavior modification can include implementing food tracking/journaling, having healthier foods more accessible (e.g. meal prepping, organizing the fridge so fruits/veggies are at eye level, etc.), and more! 

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Lauren Lemieux, MD

Lauren Lemieux, MD

FACP, ABOM diplomate

Dr. Lauren Lemieux completed her Internal Medicine residency and fellowship in Clinical Nutrition at UCLA. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, and as a Physician Nutrition Specialist. She is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Lemieux is passionate about helping her patients reach their health goals using personalized nutrition, lifestyle and weight management strategies.