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I've tried to start taking my prescription twice now, but the headache comes in within 30 minutes and is SEVERE. After the first time, I thought, well it's just a headache, so I tried again about a month later, but no. The headache is very much like a migraine, debilitating, painful and ultimately, not worth suffering through. Gotta find another way to lose weight...
I have been on Belviq for about 4 months. I had a slight headache during the first week, but it went away. However, during this 4th month, I started having the worse headaches about 30 mins after taking the pill. I have lost 22 pounds, but also do weight watchers. The headaches are scary. They impact my vision and make me very dizzy. I went off of them for about 3 weeks - no withdraws. I tried taking one again and the headache is back. I feel it helped with the weight loss but can't work with these headaches.
I am on my 2nd day of Belviq and got a headaches so severe after the 1st dose, I've also had to start taking 800mg of Ibuprofen. This will work for about 2 hours and the headache is back with a vengeance. I've read several posts that the headaches will subside after the first couple of days, hopefully that will happen with me or I will have to discontinue usage as I can barely function at work. I've also noticed severe fatigue and chills, I almost feel like I have the flu! I'm going to stick with it for as long as I can, I hope these side effects will subside with time as it's been extremely tough on my body. More updates later on weight loss, none to date but it's only been 2 days and I've not even thought about weight loss, I'm focusing on trying to make it through the day!
was feeling worse with feeling dizzy or aura like a migraine...
" I stopped taking Belviq about 5 days ago. I have had a headache since. Before I stopped taking Belviq, I was feeling worse with feeling dizzy or aura like a migraine. I think I passed ...headache!!!!!.... "
nd since have had headaches, anxiety, racing heart, shaky...
" Stopping Belviq!! I also stopped taking Belviq on Sunday and since have had headaches, anxiety,... "
2nd day of Belviq and got a headaches so severe after the...
" ...on my 2nd day of Belviq and got a headaches so severe after the 1st dose, I've also had to start taking 800mg of Ibuprofen. This will work for ...about 2 hours and the headache is back with a vengeance.... "
taking Belviq. Side effects few dry mouth, headache weight...
" ...up that diet and exercise can do it alone. So I gave and am taking Belviq. Side effects few dry mouth, headache weight loss gradual about five pounds per month with my exercise and selective dieting.... "
After taking Belviq the 1st day I had slight headache after...
" \"I started taking Belviq on the 2nd of October 2014 weighing in at 216 at 5\"5. After taking Belviq the 1st day I had slight headache after that I just was... "
n Belviq for about six months with only brief mild headache...
" User Reviews for Lorcaserin \"I have been on Belviq for about six months with only brief mild headache as the only side effect. I was diabetic but my blood glucose has me off metformin as my sugar is... "
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