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Contrave is an FDA-approved weight-loss medication for chronic weight management.

It is benefited by individuals who are overweight with at least one serious medical condition including diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. or those struggling with obesity. It is uniquely designed to reduce hunger and control cravings. It is meant to be used together with a lifestyle therapy regimen involving a reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity.


CONTRAVE is approved for use in adults with a body mass index (BMI)* of 30 kg/m2 or

greater, or adults with a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or greater with at least one weight-related medical problem such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or type 2 diabetes. CONTRAVE is intended to be used with a reduced calorie


Contrave is a combination medication which includes both.Naltrexone which belongs to a class of drugs known as opiate antagonists, and bupropion is an antidepressant that may help restore the balance of certain natural chemicals (neurotransmitters) in your brain. These two medications work together on separate parts of the brain to reduce appetite and how much an individual eats. Most opiates should not be used for 7 to 10 days before starting naltrexone, but some opiate drugs (such as methadone) should not be used for 10 to 14 days before starting naltrexone. Contrave is not a controlled substance, scheduled drug, or stimulant.

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